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The Women

Featuring a cast made up entirely of females, The Women explores the relationships, wagging tongues and mixed advice shared by a group of friends when they try to help one of the group (Mary Haines --played by Meg Ryan) cope with the discovery of her husband's affair with a sexy, store clerk (Eva Mendes). Look for Annette Bening, Debi Mazer, Candice Bergen and Cloris Leachman amongst the ensemble. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: C
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Theater Release: 11 Sep 2008
Video Release: 22 Dec 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is The Women Rated PG-13?

The script for this film is packed with profanities, crude sexual comments and other vulgarities, along with negative religious and homosexual remarks. A preteen discovers her mother’s birth control device, dresses provocatively, and admits to smoking. She also has a frank discussion with an older woman about sexual activity. The girl later burns tampons as a way to protest becoming a woman. Women are shown kissing and cuddling in a lesbian restaurant. A woman goes through labor and gives birth to a baby. Two characters smoke marijuana during a prolonged scene of drug use. Characters also drink and smoke on several occasions. A woman openly mocks the wife of her lover.

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