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Based on the experiences of the rock-and-roll band, The Runaways, this dramatized account follows teenagers Joan Jett (Kristen Stewart) and Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning) as they determine to break into the male-dominated music world of the 1970s.

MPAA Rating: R for language, drug use and sexual content - all involving teens.

Why is The Runaways rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Runaways is rated R for for language, drug use and sexual content - all involving teens.

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

Violence:- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.
- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Frequent disturbing and offensive scenes.
Sexual Content:
- Breast and buttock nudity seen in a sexual situations.
- Breast and buttock nudity seen in a non-sexual context.
- Brief simulated sexual activity.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Frequent use of crude sexual language, references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations – once in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Frequent portrayals of use of illegal drugs for recreational purposes.
- Frequent use of alcohol and tobacco products by minors.

The Runaways
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Substance Abuse, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 18A Sexual Content, Coarse Language, Tobacco Use/Promotion.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse..
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A