Why is the purge rated r?
The Purge, Rated R
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** *The Purge* **
by Donna Gustafson | Posted on Jun. 06, 2013
During a twelve-hour crime spree, sanctioned by the government, an innocent
family (Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey) is forced to try to protect
themselves. Get the movie review and more. »
Sexual Content: --
Theater Release: 07 Jun 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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*Why Is The Purge Rated R?*
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the
notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent explicit violence, with acts shown in a realistic that includes
detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Frequent portrayals of gun, hand-to-hand, and weapons violence, sometimes
- Depictions of beating, fighting, shooting, stabbing and mutilation, with
blood and some detail.
- Several frightening scenes depicting threat, intensity and suspense.
- Detailed disturbing scenes.
- Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual
- Infrequent use of scatological slang and profanity.
*Drug and Alcohol Use: *
- Tobacco use.
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