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The Ides of March

Stephen Myers' (Ryan Gosling) excitement for being part of the team behind presidential hopeful Governor Mike Morris (George Clooney) wanes considerably as he becomes privy to the intricate workings and backroom dealings that are part of the politician's campaign.

Why is The Ides of March rated R? The MPAA rated The Ides of March R for pervasive language.

The Ides of March
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Ides of March rated R? The Ides of March is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive language.

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


- Occasional upsetting scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Implied and simulated sexual activity (no nudity).


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Limited use of slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

- Some substance abuse.

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The Ides of March
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language.
Quebec G
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Ides of March is directed by George Clooney and stars Paul Giamatti, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman.

This movie is based on the play Farragut North by Beau Willimon.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Ides of March movie is January 17, 2012. Here are some details…

Ides of March releases to home video on January 17, 2012.

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