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The Iron Lady

Overall A-

Powerhouse actress Meryl Streep takes on the challenge of reinventing herself as another formidable woman -- Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. This biographical drama looks at what it takes to earn a name like The Iron Lady.

Release date January 13, 2012

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

Why is The Iron Lady rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Iron Lady PG-13 for some violent images and brief nudity.

Run Time: 105 minutes

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Why is The Iron Lady rated PG-13? The Iron Lady is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some violent images and brief nudity.

Violence: Newsreel footage included in the movie shows violent clashes between angry citizens and the police, graphic pictures of people who are dead and/or wounded, and the corpses of horses killed by an explosion. Characters narrowly escape injury when a hotel is bombed. Strikers and demonstrators mob political leaders. A car bomb kills a man. A family hides under a table during a bombing raid.

Sexual Content: Newsreel footage briefly shows a couple of topless women. A seamstress adjusts the bodice of a woman’s evening gown (some cleavage is shown). Men using urinals are seen from behind.

Language: The script includes frequent mild expletives and infrequent moderate profanity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink alcohol frequently, both in social settings and privately. Some smoking is shown. A woman is accused of drinking too much.

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The Iron Lady
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence.
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Iron Lady is directed by Phyllida Lloyd and stars Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Iron Lady movie is April 10, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Iron Lady

Release Date: 10 April 2012

The Iron Lady releases to home video with the following extras:

- Feature film in Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy

- The Making of The Iron Lady

- Recreating the Young Margaret Thatcher

- Battle in the House of Commons

- Costume Design: Pearls and Power Suits

- Denis: The Man Behind the Woman

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Meryl Streep transformed herself into Julia Child in Julie & Julia. Other actors have taken on the challenge of portraying well-known political leaders: See Helen Mirren in The Queen (watch also as Michael Sheen becomes Prime Minister Tony Blair), Frank Langella as the disgraced America President in Frost/Nixon (Michael Sheen stars in this one too, as journalist David Frost), and Collin Firth as the stuttering royal in The King’s Speech.

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