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Overall A

Shot in black and white, this historical drama reconstructs journalist Edward R. Murrow's attack on Senator Joseph McCarthy's crackdown on possible communist sympathizers within the United States. This war of words forever changed America and TV news.

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

Why is Good Night and Good Luck rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Good Night and Good Luck is rated PG for for mild thematic elements and brief language.

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.

Content concerns are limited to extensive smoking (nearly every scene is fogged by cigarette smoke) and a suicide using a gas stove. Social drinking is depicted, and a couple of mild profanities are included.

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