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The Ghost Writer

A dream job turns into a nightmare for an aspiring ghostwriter (Ewan McGregor) after he agrees to pen the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister (Peirce Brosnan). Directed by Roman Polanski, this thriller is based on a book by Robert Harris.

Why is The Ghost Writer rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Ghost Writer PG-13 for language, brief nudity/sexuality, some violence and a drug reference.

The Ghost Writer
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 The Ghost Writer rated PG-13? The Ghost Writer is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for language, brief nudity/sexuality, some violence and a drug reference.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Portrayals of violence including depictions of shooting and punching (little blood or detail shown).
- One portrayal of torture (some detail shown).
Sexual Content:
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Embracing and kissing
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Tobacco use.
- Some substance abuse.

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The Ghost Writer
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Violence, Nudity.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Violence.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend, Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Look for our review of The Ghost Writer on or near Feb 19, 2010.

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Cast and Crew

The Ghost Writer is directed by Roman Polanski and stars Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Ghost Writer movie is August 3, 2010. Here are some details…

The Ghost Writer releases to DVD and Blu-ray on August 3, 2010.

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Director Roman Polanski has led a controversial life. Another picture he has worked on is the 2005 film adaption of Oliver Twist.