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The Proposal

Margaret Tate's (Sandra Bullock) work visa for the United Sates has just been denied, meaning she will be deported to her own country of Canada and lose her job as a publishing executive. Hoping to leap the immigration hurtle, Margaret claims to be engaged to her hen-pecked assistant (Ryan Reynolds). Although she is able to bully him into her deception, the proposal proves to be the beginning of a new set of problems. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 106
Theater Release: 19 Jun 2009
Video Release: 13 Oct 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Proposal is rated PG-13: for sexual content, nudity and language.

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Malin Akerman, Craig T. Nelson, Mary Steenburgen, Denis O’Hare, Betty White.
Studio: 2009 Touchstone Pictures
Website: Official site for The Proposal.

Detailed Review

Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock) is demanding, driven and emotionally distanced from the other employees at Golden Books—all qualities that contribute to her success as the editor-in-chief. However, those traits don’t… 
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Why Is The Proposal Rated PG-13?

The film contains brief scenes of social drinking at home and the depiction of women… 
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