License to Wed parents guide

License to Wed

Overall C-

Reverend Frank (Robin Williams) will only give engaged couple Sadie Jones and Ben Murphy (Mandy Moore and John Krasinski) license to wed after they have taken his marriage preparation course. But the anticipated challenges of married life pale in comparison to the rigorous and ridiculous tasks the two must accomplish to pass his test.

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

Why is License to Wed rated PG-13? The MPAA rated License to Wed PG-13 for sexual humor and language

Run Time: 91 minutes

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Why is License to Wed rated PG-13? License to Wed is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual humor and language

Although he is a man of the cloth, Rev. Frank’s approach to marriage counseling includes the frequent use of slang terms for anatomy and sexual activity as well as irreverent portrayals of priestly duties such as prayer and teaching youth. While there is no visual activity, sexual discussions also happen between other characters. Alcohol consumption, sometimes to the point of drunkenness, and a casual drug reference are part of the script, along with some slapstick portrayals of a man being punched in the nose, another being hit in the face with a ball and an elderly man in a wheelchair running into a car. When the pair’s mechanical babies defecate, urinate and have a meltdown in a department store, Ben loses control, forcefully shaking the baby and smashing it against a counter until it loses it’s head. Family members and the engaged couple are also pushed to fight on several occasions. Numerous terms of Deity, vulgarities and a bleeped sexual expletive are also used.

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License to Wed
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Not Recommended for Children, Language may offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video 14A

News About "License to Wed"

Cast and Crew

License to Wed is directed by and stars Robin Williams, Mandy Moore, John Krasinski.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of License to Wed movie is October 29, 2007. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 30 October 2007

License to Wed waltzes down the isle and onto DVD with very little fanfare. Presented in wide or full screen, the disc offers audio tracks in Dolby Surround 5.1 (English, Spanish and French).

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