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Overall A-

Jack and Molly Campbell (Cole Hauser and Kate Levering) find their whole world turned upside-down when they receive word that they must return their six-year-old, adopted son Joey (Maxwell Perry Cotton) to his birth parents (Mira Sorvino and Barry Pepper).

Violence C
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A
Substance Use C-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material including domestic violence and alcohol abuse.

Why is Like Dandelion Dust rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Like Dandelion Dust is rated PG-13 for for mature thematic material including domestic violence and alcohol abuse.

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: Police arrest a man, force him to the ground and handcuff him. A battered woman is shown with various injuries and bruises. A dog bites a man’s face. Angry characters argue, threaten and try to bribe one another. A scuffle turns into fist fighting, groin kicks and facial blows. A woman and child are threatened, as well as verbally and physically abused, which results in fear, bruises and facial injuries. Security guards pull guns on characters.

Sexual Content: A married couple cuddles on a bed (the man has an open shirt). A mild sexual insult is heard.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character is shown intoxicated on several occasions, and alcoholism is discussed. A character drinks from a bottle. Characters smoke. Social drinking is depicted at home and in a bar.

Other: Adoption is frequently discussed. A child cries when separated from his parents. Characters both consider and do break the law. A religious character is depicted as judgmental.

Like Dandelion Dust
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video NR