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The Grey

After surviving a plane crash, an Alaskan oil drilling team feels lucky. But not so much so when they realize their continued well-being depends on weathering the elements and outwitting a pack of aggressive wolves. Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 117
Theater Release: 26 Jan 2012
Video Release: 15 May 2012
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The Grey Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with details and blood.

- Depictions of fighting, shooting and mauling.

- Portrayal of a plane crash and a drowning;.

- Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and animal violence, with blood and wound detail shown.

-Frequent portrayals of violent death, with blood and detail shown.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Detailed upsetting and/or disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and crude sexual expressions.

- Infrequent embracing and kissing.


- Approximately 237 instances of coarse language.

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, once in a sexual context,

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and cursing,

- Infrequent use of developmental, ethno-cultural, and sexual slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

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