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Set in the time period between the two great wars, The Grand Budapest Hotel presents a quirky tale about concierge Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes) and his sidekick lobby boy Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori) who get mixed up in the estate affairs of a wealthy family.
Why Is The Grand Budapest Hotel Rated R?
The Grand Budapest Hotel is rated R for language, some sexual content and violence.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Grand Budapest Hotel...This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Non-graphic violence.
- Depictions of beating, stabbing, decapitation, dismemberment and shooting, with some blood and detail.
- Infrequent portrayals of violence towards animals.
- Disturbing scenes and grotesque images.
- Nudity (depicting breasts and pubic region) in sexual situation.
- Breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Implied sexual activity with some detail and no nudity.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Sexual references.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.
- Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, scatological slang, sexual slurs and vulgar expressions.
Drug and Alcohol Use:
- Tobacco use.
- Alcohol use.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Home Video Notes: Grand Budapest Hotel
Release Date: 17 June 2014
The Grand Budapest Hotel releases to home video (Blu-ray + Digital HD) with the following special features:
- Bill Murray Tours The Town
- Kunstmuseum Zubrowka Lecture
- The Society of the Crossed Keys
- The Making of the Grand Budapest Hotel: Part 1 – The Story, Part 2 – The Society of the Crossed Keys, Part 3 – Creating The Hotel, Part 4 – Creating A World
- Mendl’s Secret Recipe
- Promotional Featurettes – “Cast” and “Wes Anderson”
- Stills Gallery
- Theatrical Trailer