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Daybreakers takes today's popular fascination with vampires to epidemic proportions! In the movie's futuristic world almost all of mankind has turned into the blood-sucking creatures and now they are facing a shortage of food (ie: human blood).

MPAA Rating: R for strong bloody violence, language and brief nudity.

Why is Daybreakers rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Daybreakers is rated R for for strong bloody violence, language and brief nudity.

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 explicit depictions of violence, including dismemberment, disembowelment and decapitation.

- Pervasive creature and weapons violence depicting blood, gore, detailed wounds and gruesome deaths.

- Portrayals of stabbing, shooting and mutilated corpses.

- Frequent graphic violence with detailed gory and gruesome images.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity is shown in non-sexual contexts.


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

-Frequent use of profanities,scatological slang, vulgar expressions and slurs.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Scenes.
Manitoba 18A Gory Scenes.
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Violence, Gory Scenes.
Quebec 13+ Horror, Violence
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 18A