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Overall C

In the fall of 1953, a frigid and traditional New England school for young women gets a jolt of warm Californian mind-set. Hired as the new art history teacher, Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts) begins to challenge her female students (Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ginnifer Goodwin) --not in art, but in the traditional roles of womanhood they have learned since childhood.

Violence A
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C
Substance Use C

Why is Mona Lisa Smile rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Mona Lisa Smile is rated PG-13 for for sexual content and thematic issues.

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