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Activists and filmmakers team up to expose the danger to dolphins and humans alike in the documentary The Cove.

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for disturbing content.

Why is The Cove rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Cove is rated PG-13 for for disturbing content.

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 portrayals of abuses toward animals (some blood and detail shown).
- Four scenes depicting animal slaughter.
- Infrequent descriptions and portrayals of violence towards humans (some involving children).
- Archival footage of people suffering from mercury poisoning (some detail shown).
- Occasional disturbing scenes that may frighten children.
Sexual Content:
- Verbal references to sexual activity.
- Brief portrayal of sexual activity (no nudity or detail shown).
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and cursing.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Use of tobacco.

The Cove
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Scenes of Animal Slaughter.
Alberta PG DIsturbing Content, Mature Subject Matter.
Manitoba PG Disturbing Content.
Ontario PG Language May Offend, Disturbing Content.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG