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The Kids Are Alright


Jul 09, 2010

Latest Home Video

Nov 16, 2010

MPAA Rating



Lisa Cholodenko


Annette Bening
Julianne Moore
Mark Ruffalo
Josh Hutcherson
Mia Wasikowska


2010 Focus Features

Still shot from the movie: The Kids Are Alright.

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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.


Nic (Annette Benning) and Jules (Julianne Moore) are lesbian partners raising two children, that each conceived through artificial insemination. Everything is alright until the kids (Josh Hutcherson and Mia Wasikowska) decide they want to know the identity of their father (Mark Ruffalo).

Content Details

Why Is The Kids Are Alright Rated R?

The Kids Are Alright is rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and some teen drug and alcohol use.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Kids Are Alright...

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


- Occasional disturbing scenes.

- Portrayals of mild violence.

Sexual Content:

- Sexually suggestive scenes involving buttock nudity and some detail.

- Breasts nudity depicted in non-sexual contexts.

- Sexual activity is simulated and implied.

- Sexual references.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Eroticism.


- Approximately 50 instances of coarse language, including frequent use of the sexual expletive in sexual and non-sexual context, scatological slang and profanities.

- Crude sexual slurs and references.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Detailed portrayal of illegal drug use.

- Tobacco use.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to The Kids Are Alright.

Look for this film’s stars in the following movies:

Josh Hutcherson in Bridge to Terabithia

Mia Wasikowska in Alice in Wonderland

Julianne Moore in The Forgotten

Annette Bening in The Women

Mark Ruffalo in 13 Going on 30

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
AB 18A Sexual Content.
MB Not Rated
ON 18A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
QC 13+ Eroticism
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: NR

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Details on home video releases of The Kids Are Alright...

The Kids Are Alright is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray on November 16, 2010.

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