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East of Eden
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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It is implied that after leaving her husband, a woman became the owner of a brothel, but nothing is really shown or said. Adults and teens will easily pick up on this thought.

One character makes a few statements which are slightly suggestive, but not necessarily of sex.

Some mild kissing in a few scenes.

Some scuffles and fist-fights. A few characters end up slightly bloodied.

A young man gets drunk several times.

In one scene, a character smashes his head through a window. This scene is fairly jarring.

Rated PG for thematic elements and some violent content (2005 re-issue)
Argentina:13 / Australia:PG / Canada:PG (Ontario) / Finland:K-12 (2013) / Finland:K-16 (1955) / Iceland:L / Japan:PG12 (2009) / Netherlands:14 (original rating) (1955) / Peru:14 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 / Spain:13 / Sweden:15 / Sweden:11 (re-release) (1962) / Switzerland:16 (canton of the Grisons) / UK:A (original rating) / UK:PG (video rating) / UK:AA (1976) (cut) / USA:TV-PG / USA:PG (DVD/Blu-Ray Rating) / USA:PG (Digital Streaming) / USA:Approved (PCA #17086) / USA:PG (certificate #41629) (2005 re-issue) / West Germany:16 (nf)

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