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Julie & Julia

Overall A-

Julie & Julia mixes together the true stories of two women: While living in France, an unknown Julia Child (Meryl Streep) decides to add spice to her bland life by going to cooking school. And, Julie Powell (Amy Adams), who feels like her life is a flop, comes up with the half-baked idea of blogging about trying to make all 536 recipes in Julia Child's famous cookbook.

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

Why is Julie & Julia rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Julie & Julia PG-13 for brief strong language and some sensuality.

Run Time: 121 minutes

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Why is Julie & Julia rated PG-13? Julie & Julia is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for brief strong language and some sensuality.

During the day, Julie’s job includes taking phone calls from victims of the 911 tragedy who rehearse their emotional and physical problems. There is a brief discussion of a suicide. A man is subjected to a governmental investigation and accused of homosexuality. A couple argues. The script includes brief sexual innuendo and the use of double entendres. Married couples engage in passionate kissing and implied sexual activity. A woman is show from the back wearing only underwear. Artwork features a nearly nude woman. Frequent smoking is shown during the period pieces of the film. Social drinking, sometimes to relieve stress, is portrayed throughout the movie. The script contains infrequent but strong profanities including one use of a sexual expletive, scatological slang and vulgarities.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Language May Offend.
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Julie & Julia"

Cast and Crew

Julie & Julia is directed by and stars Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina, Stanley Tucci, Nora Ephron.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Julie & Julia movie is December 8, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: 8 December 2009

Julie & Julia on DVD includes:

- Commentary with writer/director Nora Ephron

- Featurette: Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia (behind the scenes with Meryl Streep & Amy Adams)

Julie & Julia on Blu-ray includes:

- Commentary with writer/director Nora Ephron

- Featurette: Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia (behind the scenes with Meryl Streep & Amy Adams), Family & Friends Remember Julia Child (chronicles her public life, other published works, and television shows) and Julia’s Kitchen (tour Julia’s kitchen , which is now part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History).

- Cooking Lessons: Poaching Eggs (Julia Child & Jacques Pépin), Making Hollandaise Sauce (Julia Child & Jacques Pépin), Scrambled Eggs (Mark Peel), Braised Beef Shortribs (Suzanne Goin) and Butter Poached Maine Lobster (Steven Lewandowski & Drew Nieporent).

- movieIQ: Julia’s Recipe Collector

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Things heat up in the kitchen when a highly disciplined executive chef suddenly finds a new sous-chef working beside her in No Reservations. A teen girl hopes that a sophisticated restaurateur is The Perfect Man to fall in love with her cake-decorating mother and bring stability to their household. Actors Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci also work together in the movie The Devil Wears Prada.

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