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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The life of Benjamin Button (played by Brad Pitt) is indeed a curious case. Born as an eighty-year-old man, the elderly infant grows younger as the years pass by. His unusual aging pattern makes it difficult for Benjamin to find his place in the world, but he does make one friend, Daisy (Cate Blanchett). Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 167
Theater Release: 25 Dec 2008
Video Release: 05 May 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is rated PG-13: for brief war violence, sexual content, language and smoking.

Cast: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond
Studio: 2008 Paramount Pictures
Website: Official site for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

Detailed Review

Some people are born with an old spirit, wise and settled beyond their years. But Benjamin Button is just born old. The face of the newborn is one that only… 
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Why Is The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Rated PG-13?

Following a brief scene of childbirth, a baby is abandoned by his father and raised… 
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How do filmmakers depict Benjamin’s youthfulness even when he is an old man? How does… 
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