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Birdman

Life isn't over before the final curtain call.

Challenges attend the opening of a Broadway play by a has-been actor (Michael Keaton) trying to get a second curtain call on life. The cast includes Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton and Naomi Watts.

Why is Birdman rated R? The MPAA rated Birdman R for language throughout, some sexual content and brief violence

Birdman
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Birdman rated R? Birdman is rated R by the MPAA for language throughout, some sexual content and brief violence

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:
- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence, with little detail.
- Depictions of fighting, shooting and explosion.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Infrequent use of crude sexual references, with some detail.
- Sexual innuendo.
- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity in a theatrical context, with some detail.
- Nudity (depicting buttocks) in a non-sexual context.
- Embracing and kissing.

Language:
Approximately 180 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent use of profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Substance abuse (drug use involving marijuana).
- tobacco use.
- alcohol abuse.

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Birdman
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Birdman is directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and stars Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Naomi Watts.

This movie is also known as: Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).

From the Studio:
BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself. © Fox Searchlight

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Birdman movie is February 17, 2015. Here are some details…

Birdman releases to home video on February 17, 2015.

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