Inside Llewyn Davis parents guide

Inside Llewyn Davis Parent Guide

A portrait of a starving artist

Release date December 20, 2013

It is hard to make a living as a folk singer, and Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is finding this out first hand as he tries to get work during the winter of 1961 in Greenwich Village.

Why is Inside Llewyn Davis rated R? The MPA rated Inside Llewyn Davis R for language including some sexual references.

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Why is Inside Llewyn Davis rated R? Inside Llewyn Davis is rated R by the MPAA for language including some sexual references.

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


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Depictions of beating.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and language.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent use of detailed sexual references.


Approximately 95 instances of coarse language, including:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, many in a sexual or aggressive context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of profanity and cursing.

- Infrequent use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- References to drugs and alcohol.

- Frequent tobacco use.

- Substance abuse.

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Cast and Crew

Inside Llewyn Davis is directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen and stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, Justin Timberlake.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Inside Llewyn Davis movie is March 11, 2014. Here are some details…

Inside Llewyn Davis releases to home video on March 11, 2014.

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