The Homesman parents guide

The Homesman

Some challenges are too hard to endure.

Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank) has taken on a task that is bigger than her ability: to transport three woman who have been driven insane by rugged, frontier life. And the only help she can get for the dangerous journey from Nebraska to Iowa is a mysterious drifter named George Briggs (Tommy Lee Jones).

Why is The Homesman rated R? The MPAA rated The Homesman R for violence, sexual content, some disturbing behavior and nudity.

The Homesman
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 Homesman rated R? The Homesman is rated R by the MPAA for violence, sexual content, some disturbing behavior and nudity.

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Infrequent portrayals of violence involving children, with blood and some detail.
- Depictions of beating, shooting, stabbing, self-mutilation and burning.
- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Infrequent portrayals of implied sexual activity, with no nudity and some detail.
- Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Three sexually suggestive scenes;
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang.
- Frequent use of mild cursing and vulgar expressions.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco use.

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The Homesman
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Violence.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario 14A Mature Theme, Language May Offend, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

The Homesman is directed by Tommy Lee Jones and stars Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto .

The Homesman releases in limited theaters on November 14, 2014.

From the Studio:
When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank). Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs (Tommy Lee Jones), to join her. The unlikely pair and the three women (Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, Sonja Richter) head east, where a waiting minister and his wife (Meryl Streep) have offered to take the women in. But the group first must traverse the harsh Nebraska Territories marked by stark beauty, psychological peril and constant threat. © Roadside Entertainment

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Homesman movie is February 17, 2015. Here are some details…

The Homesman releases to home video on February 17, 2015.

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Tommy Lee Jones can also be seen in Lincoln and The Emperor. Hilary Swank stars in Amelia and Freedom Writers.

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