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My Week With Marilyn

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: D+
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 23 Nov 2011
Video Release: 13 Mar 2012
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is My Week With Marilyn Rated R?

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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