A Good Year parents guide

A Good Year

Overall C+

Max Skinner (Russell Crow) is having A Good Year in the markets, until he is bequeathed a Chateau in France. Taking time away from the office, the oft-times unscrupulous businessman goes to check out the value of his inheritance. But once surrounded by the castle's charm, the tycoon finds himself toying with the idea of trading in his highlife for a simple, yet poorer, country existence. Unfortunately, viewers will find this sterling premise is tarnished by some content concerns.

Release date November 9, 2006

Violence A-
Sexual Content C
Profanity D
Substance Use C

Why is A Good Year rated PG-13? The MPAA rated A Good Year PG-13 for language and some sexual content.

Run Time: 118 minutes

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A Good Year
Rating & Content Info

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Why is A Good Year rated PG-13? A Good Year is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for language and some sexual content.

This movie’s heart is in the right place as far as recognizing the importance of relationships and honoring a deceased relative’s wishes. Yet, the protagonist’s choice of the highlife in London versus the peaceful bliss of a French chateau is hardly a difficult dilemma. The moral value of the movie is further overshadowed by a number of sexual expletives and crude terms for sex, which is unusually high for this film’s rating category. An unmarried sexual relationship is heavily implied and discussions about sex, along with a few revealing outfits, are included. A casual attitude toward children drinking wine is portrayed and a young boy pretends to smoke a cigar. A man is slightly injured while attempting some household repairs.

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A Good Year
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.Coarse Language. Language may offend.-----
Ontario PG Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "A Good Year"

Cast and Crew

A Good Year is directed by and stars Russell Crowe, Albert Finney, Freddie Highmore.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of A Good Year movie is February 26, 2007. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 27 February 2007

Taste the bouquet of A Good Year with the movies’ release to DVD (in either wide or full screen presentations). Toasting the film is director Ridley Scott’s audio commentary, while the recipe is revealed in The Making of a Good Year. The original theatrical trailer is also provided. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Surround 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround) and French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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