Manchester by the Sea parents guide

Manchester by the Sea Parent Guide

Family ties.

Release date November 18, 2016

After the death of his brother, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) struggles with the responsibility of becoming the guardian of his teenaged nephew (Lucas Hedges).

Why is Manchester by the Sea rated R? The MPA rated Manchester by the Sea R for language throughout and some sexual content.

Run Time: 137 minutes

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Why is Manchester by the Sea rated R? Manchester by the Sea is rated R by the MPAA for language throughout and some sexual content.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Several scenes depicting physical assault.
- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence, some in a context of self-harm, with some blood and little detail.
- Infrequent references to illness, accidents, death, and dying.

Sexual Content:
- Sexual references, language and innuendo.
- Vulgar expressions.
- Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scene, with no nudity and some detail.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Fondling.

Approximately 130 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 cursing and profanity.
- Developmental slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Frequent portrayals of alcohol use and abuse.
- Mentions of illegal drug use.

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Manchester by the Sea is directed by Kenneth Lonergan and stars Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges..

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