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Elizabeth The Golden Age

In this epic movie, Cate Blanchett plays Queen Elizabeth I during the golden age of her reign when the young ruler is challenged by threats of war from King Philip II of Spain (Jordi Molla), questionable council from her advisor Sir Francis Walsingham (Geoffrey Rush), an assassination attempt by her cousin Mary Stuart (Samantha Morton), and the yearnings of her heart for Sir Walter Raleigh (Clive Owen). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: C
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 114
Theater Release: 11 Oct 2007
Video Release: 05 Feb 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Elizabeth The Golden Age is rated PG-13: for violence, some sexuality and nudity.

Cast: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Clive Owen, Samantha Morton.
Studio: 2007 Universal Studios

Detailed Review

In 1999, Cate Blanchett received an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of the "Virgin Queen" who became England's monarch despite a troubled accession. Now both Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush who… 
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Why Is Elizabeth The Golden Age Rated PG-13?

Although likely accurate for the time, the torture methods used in the film are often… 
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Hangings and beheadings are depicted as public affairs attended by aristocrats and common folk alike.… 
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