Philomena (Judi Dench) has a secret: When she was a teen she gave birth to a baby, who was taken away from her. Five decades later she has an opportunity to search for the boy, with the help of a former journalist (Steve Coogan).
Why Is Philomena Rated PG-13?
Philomena is rated PG-13 On Appeal (The MPAA originally rated Philomena R for some language.)
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Philomena...
Violence: Verbal arguments and confrontations are heard. A teen girl is in desperate pain while delivering a breach child (no graphic details are shown).
Sexual Content: A teen girl and boy are seen together, they begin to kiss and it is implied that they have sex. A woman frankly and briefly discusses how she enjoyed a sexual experience and includes a term of female anatomy. A gay relationship is discussed. Two men exchange kisses.
Language: Two sexual expletives, a slang term and a clinical term for female anatomy are used. About four other mild and moderate profanities are heard.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Frequent drinking occurs in pubs and other social settings.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Philomena
Release Date: 15 April 2014
Philomena releases to home video (Blu-ray/UltraViolet) with the following extras:
- Feature Commentary with Steve Coogan and Screenwriter Jeff Pope
- A Conversation with Judi Dench
- The Real Philomena Lee
- Q&A with Steve Coogan