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MPAA Rated PG for thematic elements and mild language

Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • Truman holds his "wife" at knifepoint for a few seconds, but doesn't want to harm her.


  • At least 2 "sh--" words (with another possible one), 4 "hell", 3 "damn", 2 "ass", 1 S.O.B.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Truman and his friend occasionally drink beer while contemplating life, and the friend always shows up at Truman's house with a six-pack of beer.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Although it's staged, we see a flashback to when Truman tried to help his father, but then had to watch him drown off their boat during a violent storm.
  • Some suspenseful moments as Truman attempts to challenge the limits of his world: trying to drive over a bridge, driving through a wall of fire, stepping in front of moving traffic, battling a conjured weather storm in a sailboat, etc.


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Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A scene near the end involves The Creator trying to capsize Truman while he is about to escape from the set. The Creator says that as Truman was born on the set, he will die there too.

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