Quartet parents guide


Overall A-

Where do aging opera stars go when they no longer have a spotlight on the stage? It turns out there is a retirement home just for such folks. While life is usually very harmonious there, the arrival of a disgruntled diva (Maggie Smith) causes immediate discord.

Release date January 10, 2013

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

Why is Quartet rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Quartet PG-13 for brief strong language and suggestive humor.

Run Time: 93 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Quartet rated PG-13? Quartet is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for brief strong language and suggestive humor.

Violence: A man threatens to ram another with a fork. A character yells at a woman and throws an object at her. A woman falls and is injured.

Sexual Content: A man frequently makes sexually charged comments, grabs at his crotch and makes references to bodily functions. Characters discuss past infidelities. Sexual activity is implied between unmarried young adult characters. A character is shown in the bathtub.

Language: The script contains three strong sexual expletives, some sexual dialogue and references to male and female anatomy, crude slang terms, mild profanities and terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters smoke infrequently. A man pays to have liquor smuggled into the residence for him. Characters share a drink to deal with a stressful situation. Characters appear to be slightly drunk at one point.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Language May Offend. Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Quartet is directed by Dustin Hoffman and stars Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Quartet movie is June 18, 2013. Here are some details…

Quartet releases to home video on June 18, 2013.

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Another group of performers, averaging over age 80, find joy in performing popular music in the documentary Young @ Heart.

Maggie Smith stars as another elderly woman looking for a place to retire in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Bill Connolly appears in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and lends his voice to Brave. Michael Gambon plays Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter Franchise. Tom Courtenay can be seen in Nicholas Nickleby. And Dustin Hoffman’s acting credits include Last Chance Harvey, the tale of an aging man still looking for love.

This movie should not be confused with another film also releasing in winter 2012, A Late Quartet.

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