Calvary Parent Guide
A priest may face his own Calvary if he can't identify the man who wants to execute him.
Rating & Content Info
Why is Calvary rated R? Calvary is rated R by the MPAA for sexual references, language, brief strong violence and some drug use.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and gun violence (some involving animals) with some blood and detail shown.
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Infrequent, detailed descriptions of sexual assault involving children.
- Some grotesque images.
- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
Approximately 35 instances of coarse language including
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, cursing, and sexual references.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Two scenes of drug use involving marijuana and cocaine.
- Alcohol abuse.
- Tobacco use.
Page last updated May 21, 2016
News About "Calvary"
Cast and Crew
Calvary is directed by John Michael McDonagh and stars Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly.
The most recent home video release of Calvary movie is December 9, 2014. Here are some details…
Calvary releases to home video on December 9, 2014.
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Brendan Gleeson can also be seen as Alastor ‘Mad-Eye’ Moody in the Harry Potter franchise. Irish actor Chris O’Dowd puts in an appearance in Thor: The Dark World. And Kelly Reilly has roles in Heaven is for Real and Flight.
Some of the challenges of serving as a clergyman are depicted in Diary of a City Priest.