Movie Ratings, Family Movie Reviews & More!

Still shot from the movie: Evelyn.


An Irish father is forced to fight the establishment after his wife deserts him, and the government places his young children in the care of the Catholic Church. Based on the real life plight of Desmond Doyle, Evelyn recounts the precedent setting case. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B+
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 02 Dec 2002
Video Release: 14 Apr 2003
MPAA Rating: PG
See Canadian Ratings
How We Determine Our Grades

Evelyn is rated PG:

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Frank Kelly, Sophie Vavasseur
Studio: 2002 MGM

Detailed Review

For Desmond Doyle (Pierce Brosnan), there is not much to be merry about during the 1953 Christmas season. Lack of employment for the painter/decorator has left little under the… 
Read our complete review on this movie. »

Why Is Evelyn Rated PG?

Overall: B

An Irish father is forced to fight the establishment after his wife deserts… 
Get complete content details for violence, sex, language and more. »

Talk It Over

In the movie, one of the characters claims, “Law and justice are two different… 
Get complete discussion ideas and "Talk It Over" with your family. »

Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Join the Conversation

About the Reviewer: Donna Gustafson

© One Voice Communications Ltd. | About Parent Previews | FAQ | Making the Grades | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact