Picture from The Crazies

A killer virus has broken out in the small town of Ogden Marsh, Iowa. Yet it is not the resulting illness but the residents that are causing a mounting death toll. Now, a small handful of uninfected citizens (including those played by Radha Mitchell and Timothy Olyphant) must fight off their crazy neighbors.

Why is The Crazies rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Crazies is rated R for for bloody violence and 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:
Violence:
- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.
- Frequent disturbing scenes.
- Detailed gory and grotesque images.
- Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence (blood and detailed wounds depicted).
- Frequent detailed portrayals of gruesome corpses.
Sexual Content:
- Embracing and kissing.
Language:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity.
- Limited use of slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Tobacco use.