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The Cider House Rules

The rules for the Cider House were written long ago, but not until Homer Wells (Toby Maguire) comes to work at the orchard in the 1940's do the illiterate apple pickers of the run-down residence hear what the rules are. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: D
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 126
Theater Release: 13 Jan 2000
Video Release:
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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MPAA Rating (United States)

The Cider House Rules is rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sexuality, nudity, substance abuse and some violence

Canadian Movie Ratings

CMPDA (Canadian Home Video)

Rated PG

Maritime Provinces Movie Ratings

Rated 14A --

Quebec Movie Ratings

Rated G -- Not advisable for children

Ontario Movie Ratings

Rated Not Rated -- Mature theme

Manitoba Movie Ratings

Rated Not Rated -- ViolenceMature subject matter-----

Saskatchewan Movie Ratings

Rated PG -- Suggestive scenes, nudity, violence

Alberta Movie Ratings

Rated 14A -- Mature theme

British Columbia Movie Ratings

Rated PG -- Suggestive scenes, nudity, violence

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