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Overall A-

One of the biggest impediments to George VI (Colin Firth) performing his royal duties is a stammering problem, so the skills of a therapist named Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush) are sought to assist in improving The King's Speech.

Violence A-
Sexual Content B+
Profanity D
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: R for some language.

Why is The King’s Speech rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The King’s Speech is rated R for for some language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Child neglect/abuse is mentioned.

Sexual Content: A man’s sexual relationship with a married woman is discussed. A man makes obscure sexual comments to a woman on the phone. References are made about a woman’s sexual skills.

Language: Infrequent use of mild and moderate profanities throughout. Two scenes include the repeated use of an extreme sexual expletive, along with other scatological terms and expletives.

Drugs and Alcohol: Frequent depictions of smoking. Some experts recommend smoking to relax vocal cords, while another claims it is unhealthy. Alcohol is drunk in social settings.

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