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Still shot from the movie: Salinger.


After penning the popular novel Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger turned into a recluse. This documentary interviews friends, family and those affected by his influential book, hoping to reveal the man behind the mystery. Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 129
Theater Release: 06 Sep 2013
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Salinger Rated PG-13?

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


- Infrequent archival footage of war combat, casualties and Holocaust victims, with some detail shown.

- Infrequent, detailed descriptions of violence.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

- Restrained portrayals of non-graphic violence

- Brief non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.


- Infrequent use of profanity and vulgar expressions.

- One use of an ethno-cultural slur in a historical context.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Frequent portrayals of smoking in a historical context.

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