Sweet November parents guide

Sweet November

Overall C-

Can sex with a quirky woman for a month solve a man's obsession with himself and his work? This tearjerker wants us to buy into the plan, but neglects to include some of the consequences of joining the "Man-A-Month" club.

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

Why is Sweet November rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Sweet November PG-13 for sexual content and language. (Previously rated R in 2000).

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Sweet November
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Sweet November rated PG-13? Sweet November is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual content and language. (Previously rated R in 2000).

Overall: C-
Can sex with a quirky woman for a month solve a man’s obsession with himself and his work? This tearjerker wants us to buy into the plan, but neglects to include some of the consequences of joining the “Man-A-Month” club.

Violence: B
A frustrated man knocks some awards off of a table in his apartment. A woman steals puppies from an experimental lab.

Sexual Content: D+
No sexual activity occurs between married characters: Sounds of sexual activity including partial rear female nudity and male upper frontal nudity. Woman in underwear. Woman makes risqu0xE9 sexual comments to a man on a public street. Man makes business presentation about hot dogs with sexual innuendo. Man and woman begin sexual activity, including fondling and with verbal comments-no nudity-scene ends with implication that further sexual activity takes place. Man in boxer shorts. Mention of female dominatrix sexual activity. Man and woman in bubble bath with shoulders and tops of breasts exposed. Two homosexual men dressed as transvestites. Man and woman engaged in sex-shoulders and back are seen with movement.

Language: C-
At least: 1 derogatory sexual term, 11 moderate profanities, 13 mild profanities, 19 terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B
Frequent social drinking.

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Sweet November
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Suggestive Scenes, Coarse Language
Alberta PG Mature Theme
Manitoba Not Rated Mature Theme
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec G
Martimes PG Mature Theme.
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Sweet November"

Cast and Crew

Sweet November is directed by and stars Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron.

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