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The Master

After surviving the horrors of World War II, Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) has trouble fitting back into civilian life until he meets a self-proclaimed philosopher (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and joins his controversial religious movement. Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 138
Theater Release: 21 Sep 2012
Video Release: 25 Feb 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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The Master is rated R: for sexual content, graphic nudity and language

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Jesse Plemons
Studio: 2012 Weinstein Company
Website: Official site for The Master.

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Release Date: 21 September 2012 (Limited)

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