August: Osage County Parent Guide
Tempers flair in the heat of a family tragedy.
August: Osage County
Rating & Content Info
Why is August: Osage County rated R? August: Osage County is rated R by the MPAA for language including sexual references, and for drug material.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Brief non-explicit violence.
- Depictions of fighting and beating.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- References to suicide.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Sexual references and language.
Approximately 75 instances of coarse language including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent use of vulgar expressions, profanity, and cursing.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).
- Alcohol abuse.
- Frequent portrayals of prescription drug abuse in an addiction context, with some detail.
- Infrequent references to and portrayals of illegal drug use (some involving children).
- Scene of drug use involving marijuana.
Page last updated July 17, 2017
News About "August: Osage County"
This movie is based on a Broadway play by Tracy Letts.
Cast and Crew
August: Osage County is directed by John Wells and stars Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Juliette Lewis, Dermot Mulroney, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ewan McGregor..
The most recent home video release of August: Osage County movie is April 8, 2014. Here are some details…
August: Osage County releases to home video (Blu-ray or DVD) on April 8, 2014.
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A woman named August, from a family of strong-willed females, creates a better life in herself and others in The Secret Life of Bees. Other dysfunctional mothers cause their children grief in Anywhere But Here and Secondhand Lions. And a father tries to gather his divergent family after the death of his wife in Everybody’s Fine.