The Kids Are Alright parents guide

The Kids Are Alright Parent Guide

Release date July 9, 2010

Nic (Annette Benning) and Jules (Julianne Moore) are lesbian partners raising two children, that each conceived through artificial insemination. Everything is alright until the kids (Josh Hutcherson and Mia Wasikowska) decide they want to know the identity of their father (Mark Ruffalo).

Why is The Kids Are Alright rated R? The MPA rated The Kids Are Alright R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and some teen drug and alcohol use.

Run Time: 107 minutes

The Kids Are Alright
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is The Kids Are Alright rated R? The Kids Are Alright is rated R by the MPAA for strong sexual content, nudity, language and some teen drug and alcohol use.

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


- Occasional disturbing scenes.

- Portrayals of mild violence.

Sexual Content:

- Sexually suggestive scenes involving buttock nudity and some detail.

- Breasts nudity depicted in non-sexual contexts.

- Sexual activity is simulated and implied.

- Sexual references.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Eroticism.


- Approximately 50 instances of coarse language, including frequent use of the sexual expletive in sexual and non-sexual context, scatological slang and profanities.

- Crude sexual slurs and references.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Detailed portrayal of illegal drug use.

- Tobacco use.

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News About "The Kids Are Alright"

Cast and Crew

The Kids Are Alright is directed by Lisa Cholodenko and stars Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Josh Hutcherson, Mia Wasikowska.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Kids Are Alright movie is November 16, 2010. Here are some details…

The Kids Are Alright is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray on November 16, 2010.

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Look for this film’s stars in the following movies:

Josh Hutcherson in Bridge to Terabithia

Mia Wasikowska in Alice in Wonderland

Julianne Moore in The Forgotten

Annette Bening in The Women

Mark Ruffalo in 13 Going on 30