The Proposal parents guide

The Proposal

Overall C+

Margaret Tate's (Sandra Bullock) work visa for the United Sates has just been denied, meaning she will be deported to her own country of Canada and lose her job as a publishing executive. Hoping to leap the immigration hurtle, Margaret claims to be engaged to her hen-pecked assistant (Ryan Reynolds). Although she is able to bully him into her deception, the proposal proves to be the beginning of a new set of problems.

Release date June 19, 2009

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

Why is The Proposal rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Proposal PG-13 for sexual content, nudity and language.

Run Time: 106 minutes

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The Proposal
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Why is The Proposal rated PG-13? The Proposal is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual content, nudity and language.

The film contains brief scenes of social drinking at home and the depiction of women drinking in a bar. Couples argue verbally on several occasions. A man is slapped across the face. An eagle captures a small animal and flies off with it. Comments are made about a couple’s premarital sexual activity. During a striptease act, a chubby male dancer thrusts and gyrates while women stuff money into his revealing underwear. He also performs a lap dance for a customer. After showering, a naked woman is repeatedly shown with private body parts only partially concealed. Later she runs full-body into a naked man. Buttock nudity and partially obscured frontal female nudity is shown during the scenes. Crude jokes are made about body functions and sexual activity. A woman talks about being pregnant at her wedding. Crude anatomical terms are frequently used along with profanities, terms of Deity and vulgarities.

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The Proposal
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Mature Theme
Ontario PG
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Proposal is directed by and stars Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Malin Akerman, Craig T. Nelson, Mary Steenburgen, Denis O’Hare, Betty White..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Proposal movie is October 13, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: 13 October 2009

The Proposal also releases as a 2-Disc Set (DVD or Blu-ray). Both formats offer audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French and Spanish) and subtitles in French and Spanish, along with the following extra materials:

- Audio Commentary (by director Anne Fletcher and writer Peter Chiarelli).

- Alternate Ending (with optional commentary by Anne Fletcher and Peter Chiarelli).

- Deleted Scenes (with optional commentary by Anne Fletcher and Peter Chiarelli)

- Set Antics: Outtakes And Other Absurdities From THE PROPOSAL.

- Digital copy.

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Anne Fletcher, directed this movie, as well as 27 Dresses and <i>Step Up. Sandra Bullock plays another women engaged to a man who knows nothing about the arrangement in the movie While You Were Sleeping.