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A Royal Affair


Nov 08, 2012

Latest Home Video

Mar 25, 2013

MPAA Rating



Nikolaj Arcel


Alicia Vikander
Mads Mikkelsen
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard


2012 Magnolia Pictures

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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.


In the name of political alliances, Caroline Mathilde (Alicia Vikander) of Great Britain marries King Christian VII of Denmark (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard) only to discover he is insane. When she meets her husband's doctor (Mads Mikkelsen), the two begin an affair and try to reform the country.

Content Details

Why Is A Royal Affair Rated R?

A Royal Affair is rated R for sexual content and some violent images.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in A Royal Affair...

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


- Brief non-graphic violence.

- Depictions of beating and mutilation.

- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence with some blood and little detail.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Four portrayals of sexual activity with brief breast and buttock nudity, as well as some detail.

- Breast nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Implied sexual activity

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references.

- Fondling


- Infrequent use of scatological slang and mild cursing.

- Infrequent crude sexual references.

- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Alcohol abuse.

Extra info about this movie

This movie is based on the life of King Christian VII of Denmark. It covers his marriage to Caroline Matilda of Great Britain and her affair with Christian’s doctor, Johann Friedrich Struensee.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

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Royal lives are depicted in these movies too: The King’s Speech, The Young Victoria and The Queen.

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Nudity.
AB 14A Sexual Content.
MB 14A Mature Theme, Sexual Content
ON 14A Sexual Content, Subtitled.
QC G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of A Royal Affair...

A Royal Affair releases to home video on March 26, 2013.

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