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When Penelope and Michael Longstreet (Jody Foster and John C. Reilly) meet with Nancy and Alan Cowan (Kate Winslet and Christopher Waltz) to discuss a playground attraction between their kids, the conversation evolves from polite to hostile -- proving that parents can behave as childishly as their offspring.

MPAA Rating: R for language.

Why is Carnage rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Carnage is rated R for 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:


- Infrequent hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context.

- Depiction of fighting.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.

- Crude content.


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

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

- Infrequent use of racial and sexual slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Alcohol use and abuse.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Language May Offend.
Manitoba 14A Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Mature Theme.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A