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Overall B+

As Katie Lapp's (Danielle Panabaker) wedding day draws nearer, the young woman finds herself questioning her faith and her place in her Amish community. This made-for-TV movie is based on a book by Beverly Lewis.

Violence B+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Why is The Shunning rated Not Rated?

Official MPAA Rating: The Shunning is rated Not Rated for

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Violence: An angry father breaks his child’s prized possession. A death by drowning is mentioned. Blood is briefly seen when a cooking accident results in a cut hand.

Sexual Content: A teenaged couple kisses. An unwed pregnancy is discussed.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A reference is made to a parent with addiction problems.

Other: Various people keep secrets. Some characters disobey instructions given by a religious order and ignore inconvenient laws. Adoption and miscarriage are discussed.

The Shunning
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG