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Overall C

Odds are against the longevity of a romance that springs up between a common thief (Colin Farrell) and a wealthy heiress (Jessica Brown Findlay). Yet the power of this love affair somehow survives more than a hundred years and even spans the universe.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence and some sensuality.

Why is Winter’s Tale rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Winter’s Tale is rated PG-13 for for violence and some sensuality.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Characters engage in a fistfight, some of them draw knifes and clubs. A character kills another man by clawing at his face (not shown) and then begins drawing a design with the victim’s blood. A character utters threats to kill and torture others. A man breaks into a home and begins to crack open a safe until he is interrupted. Other stolen items are shown. A man is shot on screen. Men engage in a fight: they punch and kick, push and use various weapons. A man is beaten badly and thrown from a bridge into the river far below. Men drown when the ice cracks on a lake. A character is shown with mutilated mouth. Other characters’ face transform into ghoulish images. A horse is knocked down and captured in a net.

Sexual Content: An unmarried man and woman engage in sexual activity during which we see naked backs and shoulders, along with motion and some muffled sounds. A woman disrobes in silhouette, moments later we see her naked from a far distance. A woman disrobes and enters a bathtub, we see her from behind in silhouette. A man is seen without a shirt.

Language: Includes a single scatological term, a Christian expletive and one other term of deity.

Drugs/Alcohol: Characters drink socially. A character is poisoned by a potion added to a drink.

Winter’s Tale
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Sexually Suggestive Scene.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Violence.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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