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There are two scenes in the film where a male character is seen behaving intimately with female characters.

However, other than kissing, there is no further development depicted in said scenes.

The film contains the occasional use of mild language such as the terms "hell", "damn", "son of a bitch", "bastard", "goddamn" and "shit".

Set in early 1900s, 'Genius' is a biographical drama about Maxwell Perkins, editor of New York book publisher, Scribner, and his encounter with Thomas Wolfe, an aspiring novelist.

Official MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and suggestive content

Expected BBFC Rating: 12A (moderate bad language, moderate sex references)

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and suggestive content

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