Movie Ratings, Family Movie Reviews & More!

Still shot from the movie: 300: Rise of an Empire.

300: Rise of an Empire

This prequel to the movie 300 features bloody battles on the sea when the Greeks, under the command of General Themistocles, pull together a group of soldiers to face the forces of a Persian army lead by Xerxes. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Theater Release: 07 Mar 2014
Video Release:
MPAA Rating: R
See Canadian Ratings
How We Determine Our Grades

Why Is 300: Rise of an Empire Rated R?

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


- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Explicit depictions of decapitation and dismemberment.

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

- Pervasive portrayals of weapons use and hand-to-hand combat, with details, blood and dismemberment.

- Frequent portrayals of impalement, stabbing, fighting and explosion.

- Scene of sexual assault, with no nudity, but some detail.

- Frequent detailed gory and grotesque images.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity, with some detail, and breast and buttock nudity.

- Two scenes of nudity, depicting breasts, in non-sexual contexts.

- Sexual violence.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, once in a sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions.

- Limited use of slurs.

Join the Conversation

About the Reviewer: Donna Gustafson

© One Voice Communications Ltd. | About Parent Previews | FAQ | Making the Grades | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact