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The Words

Rory Jansen (Bradley Cooper) wants to be a great writer, but doesn't seem to have the necessary talent. When he has an opportunity to publish someone else's manuscript as his own, he achieves the success he hoped for -- but his plagiarism comes with an unexpected cost. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 96
Theater Release: 07 Sep 2012
Video Release: 23 Dec 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is The Words Rated PG-13?


Violence: In a wartime setting, a dead body covered in a sheet (except for an injured arm) is seen on a stretcher.  

Sexual Content: An unmarried couple lives together and eventually marries. Some mild sensual scenes between couples are shown.

Language: Use of a single sexual expletives, infrequent (about ten) moderate and mild profanities, and some scatological terms.

Drugs/Alcohol: Frequent cigarette smoking is shown in period settings. In a few scenes characters drink alcohol (two to the point of drunkenness) as they attempt to fend off misery.

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