MPAA Rating: R for some language, sexuality and disturbing images.

Why is The Shipping News rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Shipping News is rated R for for some language, sexuality and disturbing images.

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The Shipping News
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Sexual Violence
Alberta 14A Mature Theme
Manitoba Not Rated Mature Theme
Ontario Not Rated Coarse Language, Frightening Scenes, Mature Theme, Sexual Content
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A