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Overall A-

Retired sheriff Will Kane (Gary Cooper) has barely said, “I do” to his new bride (Grace Kelly) before an old enemy seeking revenge forces him to pin his badge on again. Along with defending himself, Will also wants to protect the local citizens, even thought they are too cowardly to join him at the showdown.

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

Why is High Noon rated Not Rated?

Official MPAA Rating: High Noon is rated Not Rated for

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Violence: A woman discusses the death of family members. A man is punched in the face and knocked to the floor. Children play a game of pretend shooting. Men engage in a fistfight that results in some bloody injuries and one man being knocked out. Several characters are shot (some blood depicted) and killed. A barn is started on fire with a man inside. A woman is taken hostage.   

Sexual Content: A married man and woman kiss. References are made to a woman’s past love interests.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Numerous scenes of smoking and drinking are included. A man drinks as a way to dealing with his guilt.