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The Wind Rises

As Japan becomes involved in the events of World War II, a young engineer named Jiro Horikoshi (voice of Joseph Gordon-Levitt) uses his unique design skills to create fighter planes. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 126
Theater Release: 21 Feb 2014
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Wind Rises is rated PG-13: for some disturbing images and smoking.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: (English Language Version) Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Jennifer Grey.
Studio: 2014 Touchstone Pictures / Studio Ghibli
Website: Official site for The Wind Rises.

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All his life Jiro (voice of Joseph Gordon-Levitt) has dreamed of flying. His fascination with the newly developed mode of transportation even leads him to fantasize about conversing with the… 
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Why Is The Wind Rises Rated PG-13?

Violence: A city is hit by an earthquake that injures many and starts a massive… 
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