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Book of Eli

Thirty years after a cataclysmic event, a survivor named Eli (Denzel Washington) has become the keeper of a precious book. Determined to protect it, this desperado will take down anyone who tries to lay a hand on the sacred text. Get the movie review and more. »


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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 117
Theater Release: 15 Jan 2010
Video Release: 15 Jun 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Book of Eli Rated R?

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


- Portrayals of graphic violence.

- Frequent gun and weapons violence (blood and detailed wounds shown).

- Occasional gory and grotesque images, disturbing scenes and the portrayals of corpses.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual violence is briefly implied.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Implied sexual activity.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Use of profanities and scatological slang.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Some substance abuse.

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