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A Single Man


Dec 25, 2009

Latest Home Video

Jul 06, 2010

MPAA Rating



Tom Ford


Colin Firth
Julianne Moore
Matthew Goode


2009 Weinstein Company

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Still shot from the movie: A Single Man.

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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.


Set in 1962, A Single Man follows a single day in the life of an English professor (Colin Firth), who is trying to find meaning in his life after the death of his lover Jim (Matthew Goode).

Content Details

Why Is A Single Man Rated R?

A Single Man is rated R for some disturbing images and nudity/sexual content.

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

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


- Some scenes may frighten children.

- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Portrayal of a corpse (some blood and detail shown).

- Portrayal of attempted suicide.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent use of sexual language.

- Mild sexual references.

- Frequent buttock nudity shown in non-sexual contexts.

- Implied portrayal of a bodily function.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, vulgar expressions and slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco and alcohol use.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to A Single Man.

Colin Firth comically plays other characters facing emotional struggles, such as a man who embraces homosexuality in Mamma Mia and a morning widower in Nanny McPhee .

Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Nudity
AB PG Mature Subject Matter.
MB PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Disturbing Content, Nudity.
ON PG Mature Theme, Nudity.
QC G Not recommend for young children.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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

A Single Man releases to DVD and Blu-ray on July 6, 2010.

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