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. »

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Theater Release: 07 Jun 2013
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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
involving children.

- 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.

*Sexual Content:*

- 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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