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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

As if cold war suspicions weren't enough, British Intelligence officers fear they have a mole in their midst. Former operative George Smiley (Gary Oldman) comes out of retirement, and with the help of a young agent (Benedict Cumberbatch), begins to investigate the four top suspects (played by Colin Firth, Toby Jones, Ciaran Hinds and David Dencik). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 127
Theater Release: 09 Dec 2011
Video Release: 20 Mar 2012
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Rated R?

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


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

- Frequent portrayals of and references to gun, weapons and hand-to-hand violence, sometimes in a torture context (with some blood and detail shown)>

- Depictions of shooting and beating.

- Infrequent portrayals of corpses, with blood, gore and detail.

Sexual Content:

- Breasts, buttock and genitalia nudity seen in a sexual context.

—Simulated and implied sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references an innuendo.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity.

- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent tobacco use.

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