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This fictional movie about an elite military squad attempting to rescue a CIA agent and take down terrorists was made using real US Navy Seals. The script is based on pervious covert missions and actual experiences.

MPAA Rating: R for strong violence including some torture, and for language.

Why is Act of Valor rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Act of Valor is rated R for for strong violence including some torture, and for language.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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


- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, burning and explosion.

- Frequent explicit violence.

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

- Portrayal of torture.

- Disturbing scenes.

- Gory images.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

Act of Valor
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A