The Lunchbox parents guide

The Lunchbox

Food for the soul.

Overall B-

A lonely wife (Nimrat Kaur) and a man tired of the world (Irrfan Khan) make an unexpected connection with each other when a mix up is made with the delivery of a lunchbox. Set in Mumbai, this film is in English and Hindi with English subtitles.

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

Why is The Lunchbox rated PG? The MPAA rated The Lunchbox PG for thematic material and smoking.

Run Time: 105 minutes

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The Lunchbox
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Lunchbox rated PG? The Lunchbox is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic material and smoking.

Violence: There is talk about a woman who committed suicide by jumping from a tall building with her child. A man appears to be stealing supplies from the office.

Sexual Content: It is implied that an old woman is groping a man on a crowded train. A woman discovers her husband is involved in an affair. A couple lives together because her father will not give his blessing for their marriage. They are later married.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use:The main character smokes on numerous occasions, although he tries at one point to stop smoking. A man suffers and dies from lung cancer.

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The Lunchbox
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "The Lunchbox"

Cast and Crew

The Lunchbox is directed by Ritesh Batra and stars Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Lunchbox movie is July 1, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Lunchbox

Release Date: 8 July 2014

The Lunchbox releases to home video in a Combo Pack (Blu-ray and DVD), with the following extras:

- Commentary track with writer/director Ritesh Batra.

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