Love Actually

Information and ratings for Love Actually

14A(14A) Sexual Content

Synopsis

Romantic Comedy. In London during the weeks before Christmas, many lives are touched by love, including the Prime Minister (Hugh Grant), a workaholic (Laura Linney), a faded rock star (Bill Nighy), and a love struck boy (Thomas Sangster).

Content elements

  • Use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context
  • Some profanity, sexual references, and scatological slang
  • Portrayals of sex on a movie set—breast and buttock nudity in a comic context

Thematic elements

  • The importance of love
  • Determination
  • Risk-taking

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and comic portrayals of sexual activity.

Classification date

October 20, 2003