Silver Linings Playbook parents guide

Silver Linings Playbook

Overall C

After spending time in a mental institution, Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) can testify that life doesn't always play by the rules. However, when he meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) and agrees to be her dance partner, he begins to believe life may have some silver linings.

Release date November 20, 2012

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

Why is Silver Linings Playbook rated R? The MPAA rated Silver Linings Playbook R for language and some sexual content/nudity

Run Time: 123 minutes

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Why is Silver Linings Playbook rated R? Silver Linings Playbook is rated R by the MPAA for language and some sexual content/nudity

Violence: After a man finds his wife in the shower with another man he punches her lover numerous times. A father and son get into a power struggle that escalates into a physical fight, with hitting and wrestling. When a man makes derogatory racial remarks to another man a fistfight begins between multiple characters. Many scenes include loud verbal arguing. A man looks for ways to violate a restraining order preventing him from communicating with his estranged wife.

Sexual Content: A man and woman are shown in a shower in a couple of flashback scenes; sexual activity is implied but few details are seen; we briefly see the woman’s breasts. A woman crudely asks a man if he wants to have sex with her. Other conversations have some sexual dialogue including a woman who admits to having sex with multiple people at work.

Language: Over three-dozen uses of a sexual expletive, as well as two in a sexual context. Other profanities are heard frequently, including scatological terms, crude anatomical terms and two terms of Christian deity used as expletives.

Drugs/Alcohol: A mentally ill character resists taking prescription medications, but eventually concedes. Alcohol use is depicted in various scenes. A character gambles a large portion of his assets and savings.

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Silver Linings Playbook
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Mature Theme.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Mature Theme.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Silver Linings Playbook is directed by David O. Russell and stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Silver Linings Playbook movie is April 30, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes:Silver Linings Playbook

Release Date: 30 April 2013

Silver Linings Playbook releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy/UltraViolet Combo Pack) with the following extras:

- Deleted Scenes

- Silver Linings Playbook: The Movie That Became A Movement

- Dance Rehearsal

- Going Steadicam With Bradley Cooper

- Q&A Highlights

- Learn To Dance Like Pat & Tiffany

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Mental health issues are also explored in the movies It’s Kind of a Funny Story, K-Pax, A Beautiful Mind and Proof.