Hope Springs parents guide

Hope Springs

Overall C+

After 31 years of matrimony, a middle-aged woman (Meryl Streep) fears the flames of passion have been extinguished between her and her husband (Tommy Lee Jones). But she feels a flicker of hope when she learns about a marriage retreat with a sex counselor (Steve Carell).

Release date August 8, 2012

Violence A
Sexual Content C
Profanity C
Substance Use B-

Why is Hope Springs rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Hope Springs PG-13 for mature thematic content involving sexuality.

Run Time: 100 minutes

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Hope Springs
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Hope Springs rated PG-13? Hope Springs is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for mature thematic content involving sexuality.

Violence: None noted.

Sexual Content: Sexual activity (or lack of it) and personal fantasies are discussed frankly. The script contains frequent sexual references and innuendo, including performance issues, positions, oral sex, threesomes and the use of food items to practice fondling. Sexual activity—implied and simulated—is portrayed without nudity, but with limited detail and sound. A couple hugs, kisses and fondles one another.

Language: The script contains infrequent scatological slang, mild curses and profanities. Crude anatomical and other terms are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink in a bar, during dinner and in a hotel room. A character is depicted as slightly drunk.

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Hope Springs
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Sexually Suggestive Scene, Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A
Ontario 14A Sexual Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Hope Springs is directed by David Frankel and stars Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Hope Springs movie is December 3, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Hope Springs

Release Date: 4 December 2012

Hope Springs releases to home video with the following bonus extras:

- Director Commentary with David Frankel

- Gag Reel

- Exploring the Scene: Alternate Takes Gallery

- Inside the Perfect Marriage: Meryl Streep & Tommy Lee Jones featurette

Blu-ray Exclusive Special Features Include:

- Four Featurettes: An Intimate Look at Making Hope Springs, An Expert’s Guide to Everlasting Passion, The Doctor Is In: Steve Carell on Dr. Feld and The Passionate Performer

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This movie shares the same director as another Meryl Streep film,The Devil Wears Prada. Tommy Lee Jones is better known for his tough guy persona, as seen in Men in Black III and Captain America. And Steve Carell’s character could use some relationship advice in Dan in Real Life.