My Week With Marilyn parents guide

My Week With Marilyn

Overall B

Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) creates quite a stir when she comes to London to film The Prince and the Showgirl with Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh). But the person most touched by her turbulent visit is Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), an aspiring filmmaker working as an underling at Olivier's studio.

Release date November 23, 2011

Violence B
Sexual Content D+
Profanity D
Substance Use D+

Why is My Week With Marilyn rated R? The MPAA rated My Week With Marilyn R for some language.

Run Time: 99 minutes

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Why is My Week With Marilyn rated R? My Week With Marilyn is rated R by the MPAA for some language.

Violence: A man shouts at a woman. A medical emergency occurs with a prescription overdose.

Sexual Content: A man tries to fondle his girlfriend’s chest. A woman behaves sensually. Female buttock nudity, as well as bare shoulders and back are shown when a couple strips down to go skinny dipping, and when a woman comes out of a shower. A nude woman in bed has sheets covering private parts. Sexual references and innuendo are heard. Couples embrace and kiss.

Language: A sexual expletive is often used, including once in a sexual context. Other mild and moderate profanities are included in the script.

Drugs and Alcohol: Prescription drug abuse is depicted. Characters smoke frequent and drink both socially and to reduce stress.

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My Week With Marilyn
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Nudity.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

My Week With Marilyn is directed by Simon Curtis and stars Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagh.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of My Week With Marilyn movie is March 13, 2012. Here are some details…

My Week With Marilyn releases to DVD and Blu-ray on March 13, 2012. The Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack offers an audio commentary and a featurette.

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