Lust, Caution

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Explicit, subtitled WWII drama is for adults only.

NC-17 2007 157 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

not rated for age

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 18+
Explicit sexual content is NOT for kids.

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Too much sex
age 17+
Minimum age either 16 or 17. Movie is not for children.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: October 4, 2007
  • On DVD or streaming: February 19, 2008
  • Cast: Joan Chen, Tang Wei, Tony Leung
  • Director: Ang Lee
  • Studio: Focus Features
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 157 minutes
  • MPAA rating: NC-17
  • MPAA explanation: some explicit sexuality.
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

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