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A Serious Man


Oct 02, 2009

Latest Home Video

Feb 09, 2010

MPAA Rating



Ethan Coen, Joel Coen


Michael Stuhlbarg


2009 Focus Features

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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.


All his life Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg) has tried to be a serious man. Yet everything, from his personal to his professional life, seems to be going seriously wrong. And no one, from his wife to his Rabbi, seems to be willing to take his problems seriously.

Content Details

Why Is A Serious Man Rated R?

A Serious Man is rated R for language, some sexuality/nudity and brief violence.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in A Serious Man...

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


- Infrequent portrayals of graphic violence.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Three scenes depicting shooting and stabbing.

Sexual Content:

- Portrayal of sexual activity and implied sexual activity.

- Breast nudity shown in a non-sexual context.

- Sexual references.


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

- Profanity and cursing.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Depictions of smoking.

- Three scenes depicting illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

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This black comedy was penned by the Cohen Brothers (Ethan and Joel), who also worked on Oh Brother, Where Art Thou.

Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Coarse Language, Violence.
AB 14A Coarse Language, Drug Use.
MB 14A Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
QC Not Rated
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of A Serious Man...

A Serious Man released to DVD and Blu-ray on February 9, 2010.

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