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The Immortals

The Gods are threatened when the earthly King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) sets out to free the Titans, an enormous army whom the immortal rulers imprisoned eons ago. Now Zeus's (John Hurt) greatest hope and ally is a promising peasant named Theseus (Henry Cavill).

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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Release Date: 11 Nov 2011
Run Time: 111
MPAA Rating: R

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In-Depth Review

Release Date: 11 November 2011

Because we only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies at Parent Previews we did not review this title. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film’s synopsis and content.

Synopsis:

The Gods are threatened when the earthly King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) sets out to free the Titans, an enormous army whom the immortal rulers imprisoned eons ago. Now Zeus’s (John Hurt) greatest hope and ally is a promising peasant named Theseus (Henry Cavill).

 

Content Details: Beyond the Movie Ratings...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Frequent explicit violence.

- Detailed disturbing scenes.

- Explicit gory and grotesque images.

- Several explicit depictions of decapitation, dismemberment, disembowelment, impalement and mutilation.

- Depictions of fighting, beating, shooting and stabbing.

- Pervasive hand-to-hand conflict and weapons use (some in a context of torture).

- Frequent portrayals of gruesome death with blood, gore and detail.

- Infrequent portrayals of grotesque monsters and nightmarish imagery.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Nudity shown in a brief sexual situation.

- Mild sexual references and innuendo.

- One detailed portrayal of sexual activity shown with buttock and breast nudity.

Language:

- Use of profanities and slurs.

Video alternatives

The producers of this movie also created the film 300. Other villains try to unleash imprisoned armies to fight for their causes in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian and The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. Greek gods are also portrayed in the movies Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Clash of the Titans and Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas. Some of these legends are dramatized in Jim Hensons The Story Teller/ Greek Myths.

Home Video Notes

The Immortals

releases to DVD and Blu-ray on March 6, 2012.

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