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Overall C

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.

Violence A-
Sexual Content C
Profanity C-
Substance Use D

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sex-related material, language, some drug use and brief smoking.

Why is The Women rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Women is rated PG-13 for for sex-related material, language, some drug use and brief smoking.

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.

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.

The Women
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Drug Use.
Alberta PG Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Mature Theme. Language May Offend, Substance Abuse.
Ontario 14A Mature Theme, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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