Norma Rae parents guide

Norma Rae

Finding one's voice can make a difference.

Overall B+

Although she is just one of many employees at a textile factory, Norma Rae (Sally Field) joins union organizer Reuben Warshowsky (Ron Liebmana) to try to create a better workplace for all.

Release date March 2, 1979

Violence B
Sexual Content C+
Profanity C
Substance Use C

Why is Norma Rae rated PG? The MPAA rated Norma Rae PG

Run Time: 114 minutes

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Norma Rae
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Norma Rae rated PG? Norma Rae is rated PG by the MPAA

Violence: A man slaps a woman in the face. Racial comments result in a fight at the workplace. A man is injured when a violent struggle breaks out while men try to put him in a police car. A security guard tries to remove a woman from the workplace. A man talks about characters that are shot or blown up for their involvement in the union.

Sexual Content: A woman meets a married man at a hotel for weekly tryst. She takes off her shirt (she is later seen putting her bra back on). A man makes frank comments about sexual climaxes. A woman talks about her past liaisons with several men. A woman says she can’t say no to men. A man talks about sleeping with woman and his boyhood affair with his piano teacher. A man’s bare buttocks are seen while skinny-dipping. A woman begins to undress to join him. Crude anatomical comments are made. A woman talks about getting pregnant—she is later accused of making a porn movie and having loose morals. A husband complains about having to go without sexual relations with his wife. The script contains frequent crude sexual dialogue. A man says he going to look for some action.

Language: The script contains frequent mild and moderate profanities, racial slurs, crude anatomical terms and sexual language.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink and smoke on several occasions. One man and woman become drunk and are driven home by a friend.

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Norma Rae
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
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Cast and Crew

Norma Rae is directed by Martin Ritt and stars Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Norma Rae movie is April 1, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Norma Rae
Release Date: 1 April 2014
Norma Rae releases in a 35th Anniversary Edition, available on Blu-ray or DVD. There are no special features include with either format.

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Sally Field also won an Oscar for her role as Edna Spalding in the movie Places in the Heart. She was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Award for her depiction of Mary Todd Lincoln in the 2012 movie Lincoln. Beau Bridges appeared in the 2011 film The Descendants andthe 2006 live-action film Charlotte’s Web.