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Overall C+

A modern setting mixed with antiquated language and artsy photography brings a novel approach to Shakespeare's classic story.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexuality and brief drug use.

Why is Much Ado About Nothing rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Much Ado About Nothing is rated PG-13 for for some sexuality and brief drug use.

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Violence: A character threatens another by showing him a gun. Characters lie and try to deceive others. A man says he wants to kill himself after being shamed by his daughter. One man slaps another across the face.

Sexual Content: A couple is seen in bed together. Several shots of fondling and lovemaking activities are shown. A couple appears to be having sex in front of an open window. Both are mostly clothed. A man begins to undress a woman and kiss her breasts. Other kissing and embracing is shown. A female character is seen in her underwear.

Language: The script contains brief terms of Deity, mild profanities and some crude sexual dialogue.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink frequently and a character becomes drunken. Characters smoke marijuana.

Much Ado About Nothing
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Sexually Suggestive Scene, Drug Use.
Alberta PG Sexual Content.
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.
Ontario 14A Sexual Content.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG