Big Eyes parents guide

Big Eyes

The eyes say it all.

Overall B

Aspiring artist Margaret Keane (played by Amy Adams) is also a divorced single mom. But when she accepts a marriage proposal from Walter (Christoph Waltz) she doesn't realize his true love lies in trying to make money off her big-eyed portraits, which he claims as his own work.

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

Why is Big Eyes rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Big Eyes PG-13 for thematic elements and brief strong language.

Run Time: 106 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Big Eyes rated PG-13? Big Eyes is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic elements and brief strong language.

Violence: Men exchange words and brawl in a bar. Comments are made about an oppressive marriage.A man threatens to have another character killed. A man sets a room on fire with a woman and child inside. A character makes some domestic threats.

Sexual Content: Brief comments are made about a man’s dalliances with other women. A character is asked if he has a sexual perversion for young girls. Brief kissing and embracing are shown.

Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive, a crude hand gesture and several other profanities including scatological slang, terms of Deity, mild curse words and some vulgarities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters smoke frequently in this period piece. One man is depicted as being drunk. Other characters drink in bars, at home or in social settings.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Violence.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children Language May Offend
Ontario PG Language May Offend, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Big Eyes"

Cast and Crew

Big Eyes is directed by Tim Burton and stars Amy Adams, Krysten Ritter, Christoph Waltz .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Big Eyes movie is April 14, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Big Eyes
Release Date: 14 April 2015
Big Eyes releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital Copy) with the following special features:
- The Making of Big Eyes Featurette
- Q&A Highlights

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The authenticity of a painter’s talent is challenged in the documentary Tim’s Vermeer. Others who struggle for their share of fame can be seen in The Identical, In A World… and The Artist.

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