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The Iron Lady

Powerhouse actress Meryl Streep takes on the challenge of reinventing herself as another formidable woman -- Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. This biographical drama looks at what it takes to earn a name like The Iron Lady. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 105
Theater Release: 13 Jan 2012
Video Release: 10 Apr 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Iron Lady is rated PG-13: for some violent images and brief nudity.

Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant
Studio: 2011 Weinstein Company
Website: Official site for The Iron Lady.

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What would you do if you had the power to enact laws to change your country, carry out your vision of what would make the world a better place,… 
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Why Is The Iron Lady Rated PG-13?

Violence: Newsreel footage included in the movie shows violent clashes between angry citizens… 
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