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Hope Springs

After 31 years of matrimony, a middle-aged woman (Meryl Streep) fears the flames of passion have been extinguished between her and her husband (Tommy Lee Jones). But she feels a flicker of hope when she learns about a marriage retreat with a sex counselor (Steve Carell). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: A
Sexual Content: C
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 08 Aug 2012
Video Release: 03 Dec 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Hope Springs is rated PG-13: for mature thematic content involving sexuality.

Director: David Frankel
Cast: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell.
Studio: 2012 Columbia Pictures
Website: Official site for Hope Springs.

Detailed Review

Thirty-one years of marriage is quite an accomplishment—especially in an era when many couples barely get their children into preschool, let alone off to college, before they call it… 
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Why Is Hope Springs Rated PG-13?

Violence: None noted.

Sexual Content: Sexual activity (or lack of it)… 
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Talk It Over

During counseling Arnold says there are some things you don’t say in a relationship… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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