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When journalist Ward Jansen (Matthew McConaughey) decides to investigate the story behind a death-row inmate (John Cussack), he endangers himself, his innocent brother (Zac Efron) and the not-so-innocent woman (Nicole Kidman) who thinks she's in love with the convicted murderer.

MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, violence and language.

Why is The Paperboy rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Paperboy is rated R for for strong sexual content, violence and language.

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The Paperboy
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scene, Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 18A Sexual Content, Gory Violence.
Manitoba 18A
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Sexual Violence, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 18A