Picture from The East

When Sarah Moss (Brit Marling) goes undercover to infiltrate an anarchist group called The East, she finds herself more influenced than expected by the their philosophy and suddenly questioning her mission.

Why is The East rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The East is rated PG-13 for for thematic elements, violence, some disturbing images, sexual content and partial 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:


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

-  Depictions of beating, stabbing and shooting.

- Infrequent hand-to-hand and weapons violence with no blood or detail.

- Brief portrayal of a corpse.

- Portrayal of animal evisceration with some blood and detail.

- Portrayal of a surgical procedure with some blood and detail.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Brief buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Mild sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent cursing, profanity and vulgar expressions.

- Infrequent sexual references, once in the context of a sexual slur.

- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- References to drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco.