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My Life in Ruins

Overall C+

Georgia (Nia Vardalos) feels like her life is in ruins after she moves to Greece to rediscover her roots and loses her job as a professor of ancient history. Forced to take on a gig as a tour guide, the depressed woman soon learns more about herself than Greek history, thanks to some unlikely friends (Richard Dreyfuss, Rachel Dratch and Alexis Georgoulis).

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

Why is My Life in Ruins rated PG-13? The MPAA rated My Life in Ruins PG-13 for sexual content.

Run Time: 93 minutes

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Why is My Life in Ruins rated PG-13? My Life in Ruins is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual content.

While this film is most likely to appeal to the over thirty crowd, anyone that does hitch a ride with this tour guide who "hasn’t had sex in forever," will catch more than a few glimpses of naked art, sexual jokes, crass terms and innuendoes. Sexual activity occurs between married and unmarried couples, although only some kissing is shown. A sexual threesome is implied. A straight man inadvertently attracts some homosexual attention. Women are seen in revealing clothing, underwear and bathing suits. A man suggests a woman use sexual favors to pay a debt. A character constantly shoplifts, and suffers no consequences for this illegal activity. Language includes the use of many mild and a few moderate profanities, along with some terms of Christian deity. An angry man tackles another, knocking him into a pool. After being involved in a fistfight, a man sports a bleeding lip. A motor vehicle accident is depicted: no injuries result. Alcoholic beverages are frequently consumed and some characters become slightly inebriated. A man smokes a cigar. Humor is derived from cultural stereotypes.

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My Life in Ruins
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG
Alberta PG Sexual Content
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG Language May Offend. Not Recommended For Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "My Life in Ruins"

Cast and Crew

My Life in Ruins is directed by and stars Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Rachel Dratch, Alexis Georgoulis..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of My Life in Ruins movie is October 6, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: 6 October 20009

The My Life In Ruins comes to DVD and Blu-ray with the following bonus extras:

- Deleted Scenes

- Alternate ending

- Everybody Loves Poupi   getting to know the Greek God Alexis Georgoulis

- Audio commentary with actress Nia Vardalos, Director Donald Petrie and writer Mike Reiss

The DVD release of My Life In Ruins is presented in widescreen with audio tracks in 5.1 Dolby Surround (English) and Dolby Surround (French). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish.

The Blu-ray release of My Life In Ruins is presented in widescreen format with audio tracks in 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio (English) and Dolby Digital (French). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish.

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Nia Vardalos got her big, fat, Hollywood break with the movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding. She can also be seen in Connie and Carla.