Jane Eyre parents guide

Jane Eyre

Overall A-

Charlotte Brontë's well-known governess comes to the big screen once again in a new film adaptation. Hoping to leave memories of her unhappy childhood behind, Jane (Mia Wasikowska) thinks she has found love when she begins to have feelings for her new employer (Michael Fassbender)…until she discovers he has a secret.

Release date April 1, 2011

Violence B
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A
Substance Use B-

Why is Jane Eyre rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Jane Eyre PG-13 for some thematic elements including a nude image and brief violent content.

Run Time: 119 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Jane Eyre rated PG-13? Jane Eyre is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some thematic elements including a nude image and brief violent content.

Violence: Young girls in a 19th Century orphanage are paddled, caned and verbally abused while under supervision by a man with religious authority. Portrayals of bullying. A young boy hits a young girl with a book, causing her face to bleed. A child is unjustly chastised by her aunt. A bloody wound is briefly seen in detail. A man falls from a horse and is mildly injured. A woman suffering from insanity is kept in a locked room. Verbal references to suicide are made. Characters are threatened by fire.

Sexual Content: A classical painting of a nude female is shown. A man attempts to commit bigamy. A couple exchanges some passionate kisses.

Language: Name-calling.

Drugs/Alcohol: Cigar smoking is shown on a few occasions. Social drinking and the medicinal use of alcohol is depicted.

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Jane Eyre
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Jane Eyre is directed by Cary Fukunaga and stars Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Jane Eyre movie is August 16, 2011. Here are some details…

Jane Eyre releases to DVD and Blu-Ray on August 16, 2011, with the following bonus extras:

- Feature commentary with director Cary Fukunaga

- A Look Inside Jane Eyre

- To Score Jane Eyre: Cary Fukunaga and Dario Marianelli Team Up

- The Mysterious Light of Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre on Blu-Ray also includes:

- My Scenes

- Pocket Blu

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Another famous, female author has also had her life and works made into film. Becoming Jane stars Anne Hathaway as a young Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Mansfield Park are movie adaptations of Austen’s novels. The Jane Austen Book Club brings together a group of readers who find solace and advice in the author’s writings.