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Overall A-

When Abraham Lincoln is assassinated, eight people are arrested for conspiring to kill the President of the United States. The only woman amongst the accused is Mary Surratt (Robin Wright). As her lawyer (James McAvoy) reluctantly defends her case, he begins to suspect it isn't his client, but rather her son (Johnny Simmons) that the military tribunal really wants to catch and hang.

Violence C-
Sexual Content A
Profanity B
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violent content.

Why is The Conspirator rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Conspirator is rated PG-13 for for some violent content.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: The first section of this film portrays images from the Civil War, including dead soldiers on the battlefields. The assassination of the President is depicted with little or no blood. A man, who is bedridden with injuries from a previous accident, is attacked and stabbed multiple times. The assailant also attacks and injures others when he enters and leaves the house. A blood-covered knife is seen. Four people are led to the gallows and are hanged. A brick is thrown into a home, breaking a window. Discussions of violence and prejudice are heard.

Sexual Content: None noted.

Language: Infrequent mild profanities.

Drugs/Alcohol: Smoking and drinking are portrayed in this period film.

The Conspirator
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Disturbing Content
Ontario PG Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video NR

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