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The King’s Speech

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: B+
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 119
Theater Release: 22 Dec 2010
Video Release: 19 Apr 2011
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The King’s Speech Rated R?

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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