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Overall B

Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) creates quite a stir when she comes to London to film The Prince and the Showgirl with Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh). But the person most touched by her turbulent visit is Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), an aspiring filmmaker working as an underling at Olivier's studio.

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

MPAA Rating: R for some language.

Why is My Week With Marilyn rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: My Week With Marilyn is rated R for for some language.

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: A man shouts at a woman. A medical emergency occurs with a prescription overdose.

Sexual Content: A man tries to fondle his girlfriend’s chest. A woman behaves sensually. Female buttock nudity, as well as bare shoulders and back are shown when a couple strips down to go skinny dipping, and when a woman comes out of a shower. A nude woman in bed has sheets covering private parts. Sexual references and innuendo are heard. Couples embrace and kiss.

Language: A sexual expletive is often used, including once in a sexual context. Other mild and moderate profanities are included in the script.

Drugs and Alcohol: Prescription drug abuse is depicted. Characters smoke frequent and drink both socially and to reduce stress.

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