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Julie & Julia

Julie & Julia mixes together the true stories of two women: While living in France, an unknown Julia Child (Meryl Streep) decides to add spice to her bland life by going to cooking school. And, Julie Powell (Amy Adams), who feels like her life is a flop, comes up with the half-baked idea of blogging about trying to make all 536 recipes in Julia Child's famous cookbook. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: B-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 121
Theater Release: 07 Aug 2009
Video Release: 08 Dec 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Julie & Julia is rated PG-13: for brief strong language and some sensuality.

Cast: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina, Stanley Tucci, Nora Ephron
Studio: 2009 Columbia Pictures
Website: Official site for Julie & Julia.

Detailed Review

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Why Is Julie & Julia Rated PG-13?

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