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The Call


Mar 15, 2013

Latest Home Video

Jun 25, 2013

MPAA Rating



Brad Anderson


Abigail Breslin
Halle Berry
Ella Rae Peck
Michael Imperioli


2013 Sony TriStar Pictures

Still shot from the movie: The Call.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


Halle Berry plays an emergency telephone operator that becomes involved with trying to stop a serial killer after she takes the calls of several of his soon-to-be victims who are pleading for help.

Content Details

Why Is The Call Rated R?

The Call is rated R for violence, disturbing content and some language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Call...

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


- Frequent explicit violence.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence with some blood and detail.

- Several depictions of beating, stabbing, burning and mutilation.

- Detailed disturbing scenes and grotesque images.

- Several frightening scenes depicting threat, intensity and suspense.

- Infrequent portrayals of corpses with some detail.

Sexual Content:

-Sexual language and references.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.

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The telephone has been used as a tool of terror in other films too, like Dial M for Murder, One Missed Call and When a Stranger Calls.

Trailers & Clips

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Violence.
AB 14A Brutal Violence.
MB 14A Not Recommended for Children, Brutal Violence.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Frightening Scenes, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+ Violence.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of The Call...

The Call is releasing to home video on June 25, 2013.

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scriptsmotion says: Mar. 16, 2013

I had hightened anticipation that The Call would deliver more than a formulaic script, but much as the director and actors tried they couldn’t save it from the nose-dive ending.

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