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Still shot from the movie: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

When a sheik's (Amr Waked) dream of bringing the sport of salmon fishing to the Middle East attracts the attention of the media, the reluctant brains behind the eccentric experiment -- (Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt) -- suddenly find their unlikely-to-succeed undertaking being paraded before the public. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 108
Theater Release: 09 Mar 2012
Video Release: 17 Jul 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Rated PG-13?


Violence: An assassin attempts to shoot a man. Men break into a dam and open the floodgates, causing widespread damage and destruction. A man and wife verbally argue. Word arrives that a male soldier has been killed during active service.

Sexual Content: A married couple is shown in bed with him on top of her (sounds are heard, but no nudity is seen). An unmarried couple begins kissing and caressing passionately, as well as discussing sex (no nudity seen).

Language: A mother yells a sexual expletive at one of her children. Other infrequent profanities include terms of Christian deity, mild profanities and a crude comment.

Drugs/Alcohol: A woman is depicted smoking on at least two occasions. Social drinking is portrayed.

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