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In the Land of Women

Overall C+

Aspiring soft-core porn writer Carter Webb (Adam Brody) has had enough of women after being rejected by his actress girlfriend. But he doesn't get a hoped for change of scenery when he leaves LA for Detroit to take care of his ailing grandmother (Olympia Dukakis). Instead he finds himself In the Land of Women surrounded by complicated romantic opportunities after he meets granny's neighbors --a lonely stay-at-home mom (Meg Ryan) and her teenage daughter (Kristen Stewart).

Violence B+
Sexual Content C+
Profanity D+
Substance Use C

Why is In the Land of Women rated PG-13? The MPAA rated In the Land of Women PG-13 for sexual content, thematic elements and language.

Run Time: 97 minutes

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Why is In the Land of Women rated PG-13? In the Land of Women is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual content, thematic elements and language.

Carter leaves his partying ways in LA and heads for the quiet suburbs in Michigan after his girlfriend unceremoniously dumps him. There he not only uses cigarettes, but shares one with a teenager (the teen’s smoking habit is reprimanded later in the film). Some of the characters in the neighborhood use over-the-counter drugs as well as prescription drugs to deal with their challenges. As a soft-core porn writer, Carter comments on sexual compulsions and discusses sexual activities described in his script. At a house party, teens drink, and later a partygoer is punched in the face. An unmarried couple engages in sex. Two adults share a brief, passionate kiss and later a teen and adult do the same. An extramarital affair, drug use and childhood sexual explorations are discussed. Crude slang, profanities, an extreme sexual expletive and hand gesture are used.

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In the Land of Women
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language. Mature Themes.
Manitoba PG Mature theme. Tobacco use/promotion.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "In the Land of Women"

Cast and Crew

In the Land of Women is directed by and stars Meg Ryan, Adam Brody, Kristen Stewart.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of In the Land of Women movie is October 30, 2007. Here are some details…

The DVD release of In the Land of Women is presented in both full frame and widescreen. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Surround 5.1 (English and Spanish), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

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