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Things We Lost in the Fire

When Audrey Burke (Halle Berry) losses her husband (David Duchovny) during a random act of violence, she tries to hang onto his memory by befriending his childhood chum Jerry (Benicio Del Toro). However, her decision to bring the struggling heroin addict into her family circle creates more challenges but also provides hope for both people. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: D+
Theater Release: 18 Oct 2007
Video Release: 03 Mar 2008
MPAA Rating: R
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Things We Lost in the Fire is rated R: for drug content and language.

Cast: Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro, David Duchovny, Omar Benson Miller.
Studio: 2007 Paramount Pictures

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It is an exceptional situation when Parent Previews recommends a US R-rated title, however Things We Lost in the Fire is an exceptional movie. Still, we strongly caution parents that… 
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Why Is Things We Lost in the Fire Rated R?

This movie (rated R in the United States) features explicit drug use, but also includes… 
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