The Choice

Be careful about what you chose.

Overall B-

Based on a Nicholas Sparks' novel, this romance looks at how choices affect life's outcomes -- especially for two neighbors: Travis (Benjamin Walker) and Gabby (Teresa Palmer).

Release date February 5, 2016

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

Why is The Choice rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Choice PG-13 for sexual content and some thematic issues

Run Time: 112 minutes

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The Choice
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Choice rated PG-13? The Choice is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual content and some thematic issues

Violence: A jealous man punches a rival, and a bloody nose results. A car accident is depicted and the driver is bombarded with shattered glass. An injured character is shown hooked up to medical equipment in a hospital setting. Death is discussed, and grief over the loss of a loved one is portrayed.

Sexual Content: People are frequently seen in revealing beachwear. Male characters ogle women in bikinis. A female character admires a shirtless man. Sexual banter is shared between characters. Slang terms and phrases are used to describe sex. Couples kiss and exchange flirtatious touches. A woman sees a man as he is putting on his pants and shirt. Premarital sex is implied. Couples are seen in bed together. A fairly lengthy and sensual scene shows a man and woman kissing passionately, undressing each other, and laying on one another.

Language: The script includes frequent mild and moderate profanity, scatological slang, and terms of deity used as expletives. A sexual finger gesture is shown. Crude and anatomical terms are used to describe body parts and bodily functions.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink in almost every scene of this movie, sometimes to excess. One character says she is suffering from a hangover.

Other: Characters lie to one another, sometimes to protect someone. Characters make small wagers. Characters discuss God and their religious philosophy.

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The Choice
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Coarse Language, Violence.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Not Recommeded for Young Children.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Choice is directed by Ross Katz and stars Alexandra Daddario, Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Maggie Grace.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Choice movie is May 3, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Choice
Release Date; 3 May 2016
The Choice releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD) with the following special features:
- Deleted Scenes
- “Cinematic Choices: Making The Choice” Featurette
- “Choosing Home: Nicholas Sparks and North Carolina” Featurette
- “Nicholas Sparks with…” Featurette
- Molly & Moby: Choice Dogs
- Audio Commentary with Director Ross Katz and Actor Benjamin Walker

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This movie is based on The Choice, a novel by Nicholas Sparks. The author also penned the books that inspired Safe Haven, The Notebook, Dear John, The Last Song and A Walk to Remember.

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