Nights in Rodanthe parents guide

Nights in Rodanthe

Overall C-

When Adrienne Willis (Diane Lane) agrees to take care of her friend's remote country inn for a few days, she is imagining an opportunity to get way from her problems at home with an unfaithful husband and a rebellious teen. What she doesn't expect is to take a romantic interest in the establishment's only guest, Dr. Paul Flanner (Richard Gere). Coincidentally, he has also come to Rodanthe, North Carolina to try and reconcile some domestic troubles.

Release date September 26, 2008

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

Why is Nights in Rodanthe rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Nights in Rodanthe PG-13 for some sensuality.

Run Time: 98 minutes

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Why is Nights in Rodanthe rated PG-13? Nights in Rodanthe is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some sensuality.

Seemingly devastated by the unfaithful actions of her husband, Adrienne nevertheless engages in her own extramarital affair with a virtual stranger. A lingering sexual encounter, innuendos and sexual comments are included as well. A hospital room mishap and a natural disaster result in death. A man and his son grieve the loss of a wife and mother. Moved by anger, the boy attacks the car of the man responsible for his mother’s death. During a hurricane, a house is pounded by a storm resulting in broken windows, the continual banging of shutters and some tense moments for the occupants. Family members are shown fighting. Characters drink frequently with dinner. After a stressful call with her husband, a woman consumes alcohol until drunk. The script contains mild and moderate profanities as well as terms of Deity.

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Nights in Rodanthe
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Sexually Suggestive Scene.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Not recommended For Young Children, Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Nights in Rodanthe is directed by and stars Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Scott Glenn..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Nights in Rodanthe movie is February 10, 2009. Here are some details…

Nights in Rodanthe releases to DVD in full frame or wide screen, with audio tracks and subtitles in English, Latin Spanish and French Canadian.

Nights in Rodanthe also releases to Blu-ray, with audio tracks and subtitles in English, Latin Spanish, French Canadian, and Portuguese. Bonus materials include alternate scenes (with commentary by director George C. Wolf ), featurettes (The Nature of Love and A Time For Love), a music video by Gavin Rossdale (Love Remains the Same) and a digital copy.


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