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Overall C-

Jack McCall (Eddie Murphy) is a man with a golden tongue. But his words are about to cost him. After he lies to Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis), the guru connects each of Jack's utterances with a leaf on a magic tree -- with fatal consequences when the last one falls.

Violence B
Sexual Content C+
Profanity D+
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual situations including dialogue, language and some drug-related humor.

Why is A Thousand Words rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: A Thousand Words is rated PG-13 for for sexual situations including dialogue, language and some drug-related humor.

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Violence: A man lies on numerous occasions. A character suffers injuries, some of which involve blood. A man is hit in the head with a flying toy. Characters wrestle and one man is knocked to the ground. A man punches another character in the head and knocks him out. A man falls off a ladder.

Sexual Content: A male prostitute makes suggestive overtures. A homosexual couple joins other dads in a children’s playgroup. A woman dresses provocatively in order to get her husband’s attention. Characters discuss all the places they have had sexual encounters. Sexual dialogue and innuendo is pervasive throughout.

Language: Frequent profanities, terms of Deity and crass anatomical terms are used along with a strong sexual expletive and a crude hand gesture.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink at a party and at home. A character walks around with a drink. A man drinks to excess and becomes drunk. References are made to illegal drugs and a character appears to be high on drugs.

A Thousand Words
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG