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The Kids Are Alright

Nic (Annette Benning) and Jules (Julianne Moore) are lesbian partners raising two children, that each conceived through artificial insemination. Everything is alright until the kids (Josh Hutcherson and Mia Wasikowska) decide they want to know the identity of their father (Mark Ruffalo). Get the movie review and more. »


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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 107
Theater Release: 09 Jul 2010
Video Release: 16 Nov 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The Kids Are Alright Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Occasional disturbing scenes.

- Portrayals of mild violence.

Sexual Content:

- Sexually suggestive scenes involving buttock nudity and some detail.

- Breasts nudity depicted in non-sexual contexts.

- Sexual activity is simulated and implied.

- Sexual references.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Eroticism.


- Approximately 50 instances of coarse language, including frequent use of the sexual expletive in sexual and non-sexual context, scatological slang and profanities.

- Crude sexual slurs and references.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Detailed portrayal of illegal drug use.

- Tobacco use.

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