1962 NR 2h 34m Blu-ray / DVD


1962 NR 2h 34m Blu-ray / DVD
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Humbert Humbert (James Mason) is uncontrollably attracted to jailbait teen Lolita (Sue Lyon) and knows no good can come of his pursuit. But, driven by passion and desire, he continues his dangerous seduction -- despite overwhelming reasons to stop. Peter Sellers co-stars as Humbert's nemesis, Clare Quilty, in director Stanley Kubrick's artful adaptation of the controversial novel by Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov.
Peter Sellers, James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell, Jerry Stovin, Diana Decker, Lois Maxwell, Cec Linder, Roberta Shore
Stanley Kubrick
Blu-ray DVD
Widescreen 1.66:1
English, French
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA. NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
age 16+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 16+
age 16+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this movie deals with an older man having a strong desire for a teen girl that leads to an affair. There is a shooting and a woman commits suicide by running in front of a car -- both are implied and off-screen.

Sexual Content

Many veiled references to sexual relationship between an old man and a young girl. Nudity.


A shooting. A woman commits suicide by running in front of a bus.


Not applicable

Social Behavior

Characters are very selfishly motivated and do not change.


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Character shown in drunken stupor.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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