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Silver Linings Playbook

Released

Nov 20, 2012

Latest Home Video

Apr 30, 2013

MPAA Rating

R

Director

David O. Russell

Cast

Bradley Cooper
Jennifer Lawrence
Robert De Niro
Jacki Weaver

Studio

2012 The Weinstein Company

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Still shot from the movie: Silver Linings Playbook.

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Synopsis

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.

Content Details

Why Is Silver Linings Playbook Rated R?

Silver Linings Playbook is rated R for language and some sexual content/nudity

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Silver Linings Playbook...

Violence: After a man finds his wife in the shower with another man he punches her lover numerous times. A father and son get into a power struggle that escalates into a physical fight, with hitting and wrestling. When a man makes derogatory racial remarks to another man a fistfight begins between multiple characters. Many scenes include loud verbal arguing. A man looks for ways to violate a restraining order preventing him from communicating with his estranged wife.

Sexual Content: A man and woman are shown in a shower in a couple of flashback scenes; sexual activity is implied but few details are seen; we briefly see the woman’s breasts. A woman crudely asks a man if he wants to have sex with her. Other conversations have some sexual dialogue including a woman who admits to having sex with multiple people at work.

Language: Over three-dozen uses of a sexual expletive, as well as two in a sexual context. Other profanities are heard frequently, including scatological terms, crude anatomical terms and two terms of Christian deity used as expletives.

Drugs/Alcohol: A mentally ill character resists taking prescription medications, but eventually concedes. Alcohol use is depicted in various scenes. A character gambles a large portion of his assets and savings.

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Mental health issues are also explored in the movies It’s Kind of a Funny Story, K-Pax, A Beautiful Mind and Proof.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Coarse Language.
AB 14A Coarse Language.
MB 14A Not Recommended For Children, Mature Theme.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Mature Theme.
QC G Not Recommended for Young Children.
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Silver Linings Playbook...

Home Video Notes:Silver Linings Playbook

Release Date: 30 April 2013

Silver Linings Playbook releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy/UltraViolet Combo Pack) with the following extras:

- Deleted Scenes

- Silver Linings Playbook: The Movie That Became A Movement

- Dance Rehearsal

- Going Steadicam With Bradley Cooper

- Q&A Highlights

- Learn To Dance Like Pat & Tiffany

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Concerned says: May. 02, 2013

I am extremely disappointed in Donna’s write up of Silver Linings Playbook! I am shocked that an R rated movie would be previewed by you let alone given a C rating!  I have not seen it and will not dispite the story being interesting to me. How can a movie with repeated nudity and extremely bad language (based on Kids In Mind ratings) be acceptable!! People, including children, will now see this movie because it was “only rated C by Parent Previews!”. Your website just lost a whole lot of credibility in my opinion.

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