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Still shot from the movie: Philomena.

Philomena

Philomena (Judi Dench) has a secret: When she was a teen she gave birth to a baby, who was taken away from her. Five decades later she has an opportunity to search for the boy, with the help of a former journalist (Steve Coogan). Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 98
Theater Release: 27 Nov 2013
Video Release: 15 Apr 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Philomena Rated PG-13?


Violence: Verbal arguments and confrontations are heard. A teen girl is in desperate pain while delivering a breach child (no graphic details are shown).

Sexual Content: A teen girl and boy are seen together, they begin to kiss and it is implied that they have sex. A woman frankly and briefly discusses how she enjoyed a sexual experience and includes a term of female anatomy. A gay relationship is discussed. Two men exchange kisses.

Language: Two sexual expletives, a slang term and a clinical term for female anatomy are used. About four other mild and moderate profanities are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Frequent drinking occurs in pubs and other social settings.

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