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The Words

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 96
Theater Release: 07 Sep 2012
Video Release: 23 Dec 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Words is rated PG-13: for brief strong language and smoking.

Director: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana, Jeremy Irons
Studio: 2012 CBS Films
Website: Official site for The Words.

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Rory Jansen (Bradley Cooper) is determined, and it’s a good thing he is. He wants to be a novelist, even though he’s well aware it is a career choice… 
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Why Is The Words Rated PG-13?

Violence: In a wartime setting, a dead body covered in a sheet (except for… 
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When did Rory make his first mistake? What other options were available that could… 
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