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A Single Man

Set in 1962, A Single Man follows a single day in the life of an English professor (Colin Firth), who is trying to find meaning in his life after the death of his lover Jim (Matthew Goode). Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 101
Theater Release: 25 Dec 2009
Video Release: 06 Jul 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is A Single Man Rated R?

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


- Some scenes may frighten children.

- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Portrayal of a corpse (some blood and detail shown).

- Portrayal of attempted suicide.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent use of sexual language.

- Mild sexual references.

- Frequent buttock nudity shown in non-sexual contexts.

- Implied portrayal of a bodily function.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, vulgar expressions and slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco and alcohol use.

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