Me and Orson Welles rating info

Me and Orson Welles

Overall B

All aspiring actors dream of landing a groundbreaking role, and for Richard Samuels (Zac Efron) that opportunity appears to present it's self when he is cast in Orson Welles' (played by Christian McKay) 1937 production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

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

Why is Me and Orson Welles rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Me and Orson Welles PG-13 for sexual references and smoking.

Run Time: 114 minutes

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Why is Me and Orson Welles rated PG-13? Me and Orson Welles is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual references and smoking.

Deception is rampant in this movie about the aspirations of the cast and crew behind the curtains of the theatrical world. Characters lie about their whereabouts and activities, philandering pastimes and adulterous relationships, as well as to avoid negative consequences and manipulate others. Mild and moderate profanities and terms of deity are frequently heard, along with use of sexual slangs and a crude finger gesture. Sexual relationships are discussed freely, including asides about infidelity, speculations about who has slept with whom, and wagers over what men will be able to coax certain women into their beds. Sexual relationships are also implied between some characters: one of these couples consists of a teenaged boy and an older woman. During a dramatization of an assassination, a dagger is plunged into a man’s chest and blood drips from the wound onto the floor. Actors are seen with artificial blood on their fingers. A stagehand falls down some stairs. Angry outbursts result in pushing and shoving, along with verbal threats. Smoking is depicted frequently and one character is usually seen with a cigar. Drinking is a regular social activity (a teen engages in this activity too), and alcohol is used to calm nerves before a big performance.

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Me and Orson Welles
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Me and Orson Welles is directed by and stars Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Me and Orson Welles movie is August 17, 2010. Here are some details…

Me and Orson Welles releases on Blu-ray and DVD on August 17, 2010. This item is being sold exclusively at Target stores in the US. Click here for more details.

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The real Orson Welles, considered an iconic writer/director/actor/producer, can be seen in his masterpiece film, Citizen Kane. Actor Zac Efron has his own fan following after starring in Disney’s High School Musical franchise. He also appears in Hairspray and 17 Again.