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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen


Mar 08, 2012

Latest Home Video

Jul 16, 2012

MPAA Rating



Lasse Hallström


Ewan McGregor
Emily Blunt
Amr Waked
Kristin Scott Thomas


2012 CBS Films

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When a sheik's (Amr Waked) dream of bringing the sport of salmon fishing to the Middle East attracts the attention of the media, the reluctant brains behind the eccentric experiment -- (Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt) -- suddenly find their unlikely-to-succeed undertaking being paraded before the public.

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Why Is Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Rated PG-13?

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is rated PG-13 for some violence and sexual content, and brief language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen...

Violence: An assassin attempts to shoot a man. Men break into a dam and open the floodgates, causing widespread damage and destruction. A man and wife verbally argue. Word arrives that a male soldier has been killed during active service.

Sexual Content: A married couple is shown in bed with him on top of her (sounds are heard, but no nudity is seen). An unmarried couple begins kissing and caressing passionately, as well as discussing sex (no nudity seen).

Language: A mother yells a sexual expletive at one of her children. Other infrequent profanities include terms of Christian deity, mild profanities and a crude comment.

Drugs/Alcohol: A woman is depicted smoking on at least two occasions. Social drinking is portrayed.

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Ewan McGregor can also be seen in the Star Wars franchise and Miss Potter. Emily Blunt appears in The Devil Wears Prada, The Young Victoria and The Adjustment Bureau. Another character pursues an impossible dream in The Astronaut Farmer.

Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Sexual Suggestive Scene, Violence.
AB PG Coarse Language.
MB PG Language May Offend.
ON PG Language May Offend.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Home Video Notes: Salmon Fishing on the Yemen

Release Date: 17 July 2012

Salmon Fishing on the Yemen releases to home video with the following bonus estras:

- Miracles Happen: Making Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

- The Fisherman in the Middle East: Novelist Paul Torday

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