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J. Edgar


Nov 08, 2011

Latest Home Video

Feb 20, 2012

MPAA Rating



Clint Eastwood


Leonardo DiCaprio
Armie Hammer
Naomi Watts


2011 Warner Brothers Pictures

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


J. Edgar Hoover is best known for founding and being the first director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. But there are many things about the man's personal life (as depicted in this biographically inspired movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio) that had the potential to reflect poorly on the image of the FBI.

Content Details

Why Is J. Edgar Rated R?

J. Edgar is rated R for brief strong language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in J. Edgar...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Depictions of fighting, shooting, beating and explosion.

- Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand conflict and weapons use (little blood or detail shown).

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent use of sexual slurs, mild sexual references, and profanity.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Violence, Language May Offend.
AB PG Language May Offend.
MB PG Not Recommended For Young Children,Violence, Language May Offend.
ON PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of J. Edgar...

,i>J. Edgar releases to home video on February 21, 2012.

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