Florence Foster Jenkins parents guide

Florence Foster Jenkins

A legend in her own mind.

Overall B+

When Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) set out to become a famous singer she had all the all the resources she needed in her beloved, wealthy and aristocratic husband (Hugh Grant). All she was missing was the talent.

Release date August 12, 2016

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

Why is Florence Foster Jenkins rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Florence Foster Jenkins PG-13 for brief suggestive material.

Run Time: 110 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Florence Foster Jenkins rated PG-13? Florence Foster Jenkins is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for brief suggestive material.

Violence: Stage actors wear gory make-up. References are made to WWII, and the brave sacrifices of the soldiers. Heckling and mocking occur. A character bitrates a disrespectful crowd. A brawl occurs at a bar. A man mentions being “jumped” by drunken servicemen. A medical condition causes an ugly rash, depleted energy, occasional hysterical behavior and eventually a complete collapse.

Sexual Content: Couples embrace and kiss. An extra-marital affair is depicted. Sexual relationships are implied. A naked man and women are shown in bed together, with sheets coving private body parts. A sexually transmitted disease is discussed, along with infidelity and the intimate relationship between a married couple. A man makes sexual overtures to another man. An illegitimate child is mentioned. A woman strikes some sexy poses in response to some catcalling from a group of men. Mild sexual references and innuendo are heard.

Language: Racial prejudice against Jews is mentioned. Some mild and moderate profanities are heard and terms of deity are used as expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use: This period piece frequently depicts smoking and alcohol consumption. Several characters drink to excess and many are depicted as drunken. Characters suffering from hangovers vomit. An older man encourages a younger man to drink. Medicines are discussed in relation to treating a long-term illness.

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Florence Foster Jenkins
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Florence Foster Jenkins is directed by Stephen Frears and stars Rebecca Ferguson, Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant .

Learn more about the real Florence Foster Jenkins

From The Studio: In 1940s New York, Florence Foster Jenkins is the true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite (Meryl Streep) who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hilariously awful. Her "husband" and manager, St. Clair Bayfield (Hugh Grant), an aristocratic English actor, was determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence decided to give a public concert at Carnegie Hall, St. Clair knew he faced his greatest challenge. 

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Florence Foster Jenkins movie is December 13, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Florence Foster Jenkins
Release Date: 13 December 2016
Florence Foster Jenkins releases to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD) with the following bonus features:
- Deleted Scenes
- “Ours is a Happy World”
- The Music and Songs of Florence
- From Script to Screen
- Designing the Look
- Florence Foster Jenkins World Premiere
- Q&A with Meryl Streep
- Live at Carnegie Hall

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Other dreamers who wouldn’t quit despite how impossible their aspirations appeared are depicted in Rudy and Eddie the Eagle. Director Stephen Frears also worked on The Queen and Philomena.

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