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Overall C-

Ben Thomas (Will Smith) has a terrible secret. In order to be free of it's haunting effects, the deeply depressed man determines to do something wonderful for seven people who are also struggling with life's problems. But his noble plans begin to unravel after he meets Emily (Rosario Dawson), a beautiful woman with a heart condition.

Violence D
Sexual Content C
Profanity C
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic material, some disturbing content and a scene of sensuality.

Why is Seven Pounds rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Seven Pounds is rated PG-13 for for thematic material, some disturbing content and a scene of sensuality.

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A mix of brief, often disjointed scenes make it difficult to get a grip on Ben Thomas in this film that includes depictions of abuse, characters with terminal illnesses, and a suicide. Illegal methods are used to obtain personal information about individuals. A horrible car crash leaves bloody corpses strewn across the accident scene. Depictions of surgery and medical procedures are seen. Domestic violence is discussed with some effects of it being shown. Adults engage in sexual activity following a dinner date (the couple removes their clothes, embrace and kiss while in bed, and are shown waking up together). Characters drink with a meal. Infrequent profanities and terms of Christian Deity are contained in the script.

Seven Pounds
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta 14A Mature Themes.
Manitoba 14A
Ontario 14A Mature Theme. Sexual Content.
Quebec G Not recommend for young children.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A