I Saw the Light parents guide

I Saw the Light

Hank Williams' life was like a sad country music song.

Release date March 25, 2016

The life story of Hank Williams (played by Tom Hiddleston) focuses on the country music singer and songwriter's marriage problems and addiction issues.

Why is I Saw the Light rated R? The MPAA rated I Saw the Light R for some language and brief sexuality/nudity

I Saw the Light
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 I Saw the Light rated R? I Saw the Light is rated R by the MPAA for some language and brief sexuality/nudity

- Brief non-graphic violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence with no blood or detail.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Breast nudity in a sexual context.
- Sexually suggestive scenes.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 14 instances of coarse language including:
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang and cursing.
- Infrequent use of profanity and vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Frequent portrayals of excessive alcohol and illegal substance use in an addiction context.
- Frequent portrayals of tobacco use in a historical context.

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I Saw the Light
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Nudity.
Alberta PG Substance Abuse, Coarse Language, Nudity.
Manitoba 14A Language May Offend, Excessive Substance/Alcohol Use
Ontario 14A Language May Offend, Substance Abuse.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "I Saw the Light"

Cast and Crew

I Saw the Light is directed by Marc Abraham and stars Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Maddie Hasson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of I Saw the Light movie is July 5, 2016. Here are some details…

I Saw the Light releases to home video on July 5, 2016.
DVD & Digital Bonus Materials Include:
- Two Featurettes:
  “Illuminating A Legend: Inside I Saw The Light”
- Commentary with Director Marc Abraham*

Digital Exclusive Materials Include:
- Deleted Scenes
- “A Night in Nashville: Premiere and Musical Performance by Tom Hiddleston” featurette

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Other singers’ life stories have inspired movies. See: Walk the Line (Johnny Cash) Beyond the Sea (Bobby Darrin) and Ray (Ray Charles).