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Silver Linings Playbook

After spending time in a mental institution, Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) can testify that life doesn't always play by the rules. However, when he meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) and agrees to be her dance partner, he begins to believe life may have some silver linings. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C-
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 123
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2012
Video Release: 30 Apr 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Silver Linings Playbook is rated R: for language and some sexual content/nudity

Director: David O. Russell
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver
Studio: 2012 The Weinstein Company
Website: Official site for Silver Linings Playbook.

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With nominations and awards piling up, Silver Linings Playbook is an R-rated film that is working its way out of relative obscurity. And after Oscar night 2013,… 
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Why Is Silver Linings Playbook Rated R?

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