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Labor Day

Although he is only 13-years-old, Henry (Gattlin Griffith) tries to help his single mother (Kate Winslet) as she succumbs to depression. But he isn't prepared for the events that happen on Labor Day, when the pair encounters Frank Chambers (Josh Brolin), a desperate man whom they later discover is an escaped convict. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 111
Theater Release: 31 Jan 2014
Video Release: 29 Apr 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Labor Day Rated PG-13?

Violence: A man shoplifts before taking a woman and her son hostage. Bloody injuries are shown. A woman slaps her handicapped child who is trying to tell her something. A character imagines a gunshot that blows out a car windshield. A character dies after being pushed down the stairs. A baby drowns in a bathtub.

Sexual Content: A boy is uncomfortable when his mother begins to discuss the feelings associated with sexual activity. Characters talk about a man who left his wife for his secretary. Barely audible sounds of a couple engaged in sex are heard. A woman’s bare shoulder is briefly seen, along with some cleavage. A boy has sexual fantasies. He kisses a girl. An adult couple kisses. One character says that having sex is like a drug.

Language: The script contains infrequent profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.

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