Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy parents guide

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Parent Guide

Release date December 9, 2011

As if cold war suspicions weren't enough, British Intelligence officers fear they have a mole in their midst. Former operative George Smiley (Gary Oldman) comes out of retirement, and with the help of a young agent (Benedict Cumberbatch), begins to investigate the four top suspects (played by Colin Firth, Toby Jones, Ciaran Hinds and David Dencik).

Why is Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy rated R? The MPA rated Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy R for violence, some sexuality/nudity and language.

Run Time: 127 minutes

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Why is Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy rated R? Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is rated R by the MPAA for violence, some sexuality/nudity and language.

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


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

- Frequent portrayals of and references to gun, weapons and hand-to-hand violence, sometimes in a torture context (with some blood and detail shown)>

- Depictions of shooting and beating.

- Infrequent portrayals of corpses, with blood, gore and detail.

Sexual Content:

- Breasts, buttock and genitalia nudity seen in a sexual context.

—Simulated and implied sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references an innuendo.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity.

- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent tobacco use.

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Cast and Crew

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is directed by Tomas Alfredson and stars Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Toby Jones, Ciaran Hinds, David Dencik, Benedict Cumberbatch.

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