The Jane Austen Book Club

The Jane Austen Book Club
The Jane Austen Book Club
  • PG-13
  • 1h 46m
  • 2007
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Six months. Six novels. Six members. The Jane Austen Book Club takes reading the classics to new heights of passion in this romantic comedy featuring an all-star cast. When five women and one man get together to discuss the English writer's beloved novels, they realize the heartaches of Emma, Mr. Darcy and the Bennet sisters are not so different from their own. Finding comfort, wit and wisdom from the pages and each other, they discover that, in matters of love, all they need to ask is: What would Jane do?

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Common Sense Says
Chick flick's mature themes aren't for tweens.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Austen-loving teen girls might be drawn to this movie by the promise of lots of Austen talk (not to mention the presence of Hugh Dancy). But many of the movie's themes -- infidelity, betrayal, a teen hooking up with his teacher -- are on the mature side. There's some minor language (including one use of "f--k") and social drinking, and a supporting character is a heavy marijuana user. Still, for the most part, the film is fairly heartwarming, and the discussions about the books are surprisingly robust (for a movie, anyway). There's little nudity or drinking or drug use to be concerned about.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Comedy
  • Release Date:September 21, 2007
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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