A Walk In The Woods parents guide

A Walk In The Woods Parent Guide

Sometimes you accidentally pack along your problems.

Release date September 2, 2015

Instead of retiring and slowing down, travel writer Bill Byson (Robert Redford) decides to a hike. But the only companion he can find for the arduous Appalachian Trail is his desperate friend Katz (Nick Nolte), who is about to add a whole new definition to the idea of adventure.

Why is A Walk In The Woods rated R? The MPA rated A Walk In The Woods R for language and some sexual references.

Run Time: 98 minutes

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A Walk In The Woods
Rating & Content Info

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Why is A Walk In The Woods rated R? A Walk In The Woods is rated R by the MPAA for language and some sexual references.

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

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Implied sexual activity.

Approximately 41 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.

Drug and Alcohol Use
- Alcohol use.

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News About "A Walk In The Woods"

Learn more about the Appalachian Trail. Note: this movie is based on the book A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. From The Studio: In this new comedy adventure, celebrated travel writer, Bill Bryson, instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and beautiful wife, and large and happy family, challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail - 2,200 miles of America's most unspoiled, spectacular and rugged countryside from Georgia to Maine. The peace and tranquility he hopes to find, though, is anything but, once he agrees to being accompanied by the only person he can find willing to join him on the trek - his long lost and former friend Katz, a down-on-his-luck serial philanderer who, after a lifetime of relying on his charm and wits to keep one step ahead of the law - sees the trip as a way to sneak out of paying some debts and sneak into one last adventure before its too late. The trouble is, the two have a completely different definition of the word, "adventure". Now they're about to find out that when you push yourself to the edge, the real fun begins. Written by Broad Green Pictures

Cast and Crew

A Walk In The Woods is directed by Ken Kwapis and stars Robert Redford, Emma Thompson, Nick Nolte.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of A Walk In The Woods movie is December 29, 2015. Here are some details…

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