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The Words


Sep 06, 2012

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Dec 23, 2012

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Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal


Bradley Cooper
Dennis Quaid
Olivia Wilde
Zoe Saldana
Jeremy Irons


2012 CBS Films

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Rory Jansen (Bradley Cooper) wants to be a great writer, but doesn't seem to have the necessary talent. When he has an opportunity to publish someone else's manuscript as his own, he achieves the success he hoped for -- but his plagiarism comes with an unexpected cost.

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Why Is The Words Rated PG-13?

The Words is rated PG-13 for brief strong language and smoking.

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Violence: In a wartime setting, a dead body covered in a sheet (except for an injured arm) is seen on a stretcher.  

Sexual Content: An unmarried couple lives together and eventually marries. Some mild sensual scenes between couples are shown.

Language: Use of a single sexual expletives, infrequent (about ten) moderate and mild profanities, and some scatological terms.

Drugs/Alcohol: Frequent cigarette smoking is shown in period settings. In a few scenes characters drink alcohol (two to the point of drunkenness) as they attempt to fend off misery.

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The struggles of other aspiring authors, and the impact their desires have on others, are explored in the movies Stranger than Fiction and Julie & Julia. The long-term effects of cheating are seen in The Emperor’s Club and Quiz Show.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language
AB PG Coarse Language.
MB PG Mature Theme
ON PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Words...

Home Video Notes: The Words

Release Date: 24 December 2012

The Wordsreleases to home video (Blu-ray) with the following extras:

- Unabridged: A Look Behind the Scenes of The Words

- A Gentleman’s Agreement : A Look at how Bradley Cooper and the Filmmakers Found The Words

- Clay and Daniella - Featurette

- The Young Man and Celia - Featurette

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tercumeburosu says: Sep. 07, 2012

It’s a beautiful movie…

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