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A Royal Affair

In the name of political alliances, Caroline Mathilde (Alicia Vikander) of Great Britain marries King Christian VII of Denmark (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard) only to discover he is insane. When she meets her husband's doctor (Mads Mikkelsen), the two begin an affair and try to reform the country. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 137
Theater Release: 08 Nov 2012
Video Release: 26 Mar 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is A Royal Affair Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Brief non-graphic violence.

- Depictions of beating and mutilation.

- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence with some blood and little detail.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Four portrayals of sexual activity with brief breast and buttock nudity, as well as some detail.

- Breast nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Implied sexual activity

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references.

- Fondling


- Infrequent use of scatological slang and mild cursing.

- Infrequent crude sexual references.

- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Alcohol abuse.

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