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(out of 4 reviews)
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Parent of a 15, 16, 16, and 17 year old Written byShakespaereLover March 11, 2011
AGE
14
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Shakespeare in love is a great film

this history of William Shakespear while he writes the Romeo and Juliet story shows a woman being strong and acting mature and favorable by the audience
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Great role models
Adult Written bydavideskimo June 10, 2009
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
This Movie is quite good but it is NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PERSONS UNDER 15. This movie is quite clean in just about every aspect except sex. There are frequent sex scenes, a couple a bit explicit. There is also a small amount of moaning and "oh yes's" and "coarse language me" oh wait that was the exorcist...oh well anyway it has lots of sex scenes and requires a lot of maturity for viewers. WORLDWIDE RATINGS: America: R - Strong Sexuality UK: - 15 - Sex Australia: M - Frequent Moderate Sex Scenes including a scene of implied bestiality, and a Drug Reference, Mild Battle Violence
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Too much sex
Adult Written byJoe100 April 9, 2008
AGENot rated for age
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Parent of a 12 year old Written bycrankylibrarian January 3, 2014
AGE
13
QUALITY
 

Intelligently sexy and romantic

There is a LOT of sex in this movie, yet it distinguishes between mechanical coupling and the tender passionate lovemaking between Joseph Fiennes' Shakespeare and Gwyneth Paltrow as his high-born love. A rousing supporting cast, (Imelda Staunton, Judy Dench, Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson, Geoffrey Rush, and inexplicably, Ben Affleck) round out this heartfelt depiction of how love and poetry can touch even the hardest, most cynical heart.
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking