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The Ghost Writer


Feb 19, 2010

Latest Home Video

Aug 03, 2010

MPAA Rating



Roman Polanski


Ewan McGregor
Pierce Brosnan
Olivia Williams


2010 Summit Entertainment

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Still shot from the movie: The Ghost Writer.

Movie Release Information

This movie was unavailable to review in our market during its theatrical release. However please check our Content Details in the section below along with other information about this movie further down the page.


A dream job turns into a nightmare for an aspiring ghostwriter (Ewan McGregor) after he agrees to pen the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister (Peirce Brosnan). Directed by Roman Polanski, this thriller is based on a book by Robert Harris.

Content Details

Why Is The Ghost Writer Rated PG-13?

The Ghost Writer is rated PG-13 for language, brief nudity/sexuality, some violence and a drug reference.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Ghost Writer...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Portrayals of violence including depictions of shooting and punching (little blood or detail shown).
- One portrayal of torture (some detail shown).
Sexual Content:
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Embracing and kissing
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Tobacco use.
- Some substance abuse.

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Director Roman Polanski has led a controversial life. Another picture he has worked on is the 2005 film adaption of Oliver Twist.

Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language, Violence, Nudity.
AB PG Coarse Language, Violence.
MB PG Language May Offend, Mature Theme.
ON PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Ghost Writer...

The Ghost Writer releases to DVD and Blu-ray on August 3, 2010.

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