Winter’s Tale parents guide

Winter’s Tale

Plot holes, violence and a confusing storyline make for a chilly romance

Overall C

Odds are against the longevity of a romance that springs up between a common thief (Colin Farrell) and a wealthy heiress (Jessica Brown Findlay). Yet the power of this love affair somehow survives more than a hundred years and even spans the universe.

Release date February 14, 2014

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

Why is Winter’s Tale rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Winter’s Tale PG-13 for violence and some sensuality.

Run Time: 118 minutes

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Winter’s Tale
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Winter’s Tale rated PG-13? Winter’s Tale is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence and some sensuality.

Violence: Characters engage in a fistfight, some of them draw knifes and clubs. A character kills another man by clawing at his face (not shown) and then begins drawing a design with the victim’s blood. A character utters threats to kill and torture others. A man breaks into a home and begins to crack open a safe until he is interrupted. Other stolen items are shown. A man is shot on screen. Men engage in a fight: they punch and kick, push and use various weapons. A man is beaten badly and thrown from a bridge into the river far below. Men drown when the ice cracks on a lake. A character is shown with mutilated mouth. Other characters’ face transform into ghoulish images. A horse is knocked down and captured in a net.

Sexual Content: An unmarried man and woman engage in sexual activity during which we see naked backs and shoulders, along with motion and some muffled sounds. A woman disrobes in silhouette, moments later we see her naked from a far distance. A woman disrobes and enters a bathtub, we see her from behind in silhouette. A man is seen without a shirt.

Language: Includes a single scatological term, a Christian expletive and one other term of deity.

Drugs/Alcohol: Characters drink socially. A character is poisoned by a potion added to a drink.

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Winter’s Tale
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Sexually Suggestive Scene.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Violence.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Winter’s Tale is directed by Akiva Goldsman and stars Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Winter’s Tale movie is June 24, 2014. Here are some details…

Winter’s Tale releases to home video on June 24, 2014.

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