Brooklyn parents guide


Can Irish eyes find a reason to smile in a new home?

Overall B

Brooklyn depicts the challenges faced by a young Irish girl (Saoirse Ronan) who immigrates to America in the 1950. Despite efforts to find the promises of the new world, she still hears the old call of home.

Release date November 20, 2015

Violence B
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D
Substance Use C

Why is Brooklyn rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Brooklyn PG-13 for a scene of sexuality and brief strong language.

Run Time: 111 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Brooklyn rated PG-13? Brooklyn is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for a scene of sexuality and brief strong language.

Violence: Characters verbally belittle others. Some mean-spirited teasing and behavior occurs between female characters. Family members grieve over the death of a loved one and a corpse is briefly shown.

Sexual Content: An unmarried couple engages in sexual activity – they kiss, begin to undress one another, lie together in bed and make sexual sounds. Characters embrace and kiss. Some mild sexual innuendo is heard. A character suffers from seasickness (diarrhea and vomiting are depicted). References are made to a woman’s menstrual cycle, as well as shaving the bikini line. Divorce is mentioned. Characters cover themselves in towels and change into bathing suits at the beach.

Language: A sexual expletive is used twice in non-sexual contexts. The script includes infrequent scatological slang, moderate profanity, and terms of deity used as expletives. Some racial slurs and derogatory remarks are made.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Both men and women are shown smoking in this period movie. Characters drink alcohol at home and in social settings. Some drunken men fall asleep at a party.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Mature Subject Matter.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Brooklyn is directed by John Crowley and stars Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Zegen, Emory Cohen.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Brooklyn movie is March 15, 2016. Here are some details…

Brooklyn releases to home video (DVD) on March 15, 2016.

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Not having a firm grip on good intentions leads to bad situations for a lawyer in Win Win. The challenges faced by other immigrants to are told in the movies Avalon, In America and in the children’s animation An American Tail.

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