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Not Fade Away


Dec 20, 2012

Latest Home Video

Apr 30, 2013

MPAA Rating



David Chase


John Magaro
Will Brill
Jack Huston
James Gandolfini


2012 Paramount Vantage

Still shot from the movie: Not Fade Away.

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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.


Sharing the same director and star as the TV series The Sopranos, and borrowing the title from a Buddy Holly tune, this movie follows a group of 1960s kids hoping to find immortality by forming a rock band.

Content Details

Why Is Not Fade Away Rated R?

Not Fade Away is rated R for pervasive language, some drug use and sexual content.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Not Fade Away...

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


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Depiction of fighting and vehicular violence, with little blood, some detail.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity with breast nudity and some detail.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Fondling.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Crude content.

- Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language and references.

- Infrequent crude references to bodily functions.


Approximately 66 instances of coarse language including:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

- Nine instances of sexual language.

- Frequent use of ethno-cultural and sexual slurs in a period context.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Portrayal of illegal drug use (marijuana) in a recreational context.

- Alcohol abuse.

- Tobacco use.

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Other movies have featured characters that form bands, such as That Thing You Do, Bandslam and Lemonade Mouth.

Trailers & Clips

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scene, Nudity.
AB 14A Crude Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
MB 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
QC G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Not Fade Away...

Not Fade Away releases to home video on April 30, 2013.

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