The King’s Speech parents guide

The King’s Speech

Overall A-

One of the biggest impediments to George VI (Colin Firth) performing his royal duties is a stammering problem, so the skills of a therapist named Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush) are sought to assist in improving The King's Speech.

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

Why is The King’s Speech rated R? The MPAA rated The King’s Speech R for some language.

Run Time: 119 minutes

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The King’s Speech
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The King’s Speech rated R? The King’s Speech is rated R by the MPAA for some language.

Violence: Child neglect/abuse is mentioned.

Sexual Content: A man’s sexual relationship with a married woman is discussed. A man makes obscure sexual comments to a woman on the phone. References are made about a woman’s sexual skills.

Language: Infrequent use of mild and moderate profanities throughout. Two scenes include the repeated use of an extreme sexual expletive, along with other scatological terms and expletives.

Drugs and Alcohol: Frequent depictions of smoking. Some experts recommend smoking to relax vocal cords, while another claims it is unhealthy. Alcohol is drunk in social settings.

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The King’s Speech
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Language May Offend.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Children, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "The King’s Speech"

Cast and Crew

The King’s Speech is directed by Tom Hooper and stars Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The King’s Speech movie is April 19, 2011. Here are some details…

The King’s Speech release to DVD and Blu-ray on April 19, 2011, with the following bonus extras:

- Audio Commentary

- Making Of Featurette

- Deleted Scenes

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British royalty have been the subject of many movie scripts including The Young Victoria (who was King George VI Great Grandmother), The Queen (about Elizabeth II, his daughter), and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (a relative to both himself and his wife).

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