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After a fall from grace, news reporter Simon (Richard Gere) attempts to salvage his reputation by tracking down a war criminal in Bosnia. Reluctantly a naive journalist (Jesse Eisenberg) and experienced cameraman (Howard) join his crew, but their press credential prove little protection on their unauthorized Hunting Party.

MPAA Rating: R for strong language and some violent content

Why is The Hunting Party rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Hunting Party is rated R for for strong language and some violent 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:


- Infrequent depictions of violence including gun and weapons uses, as well as hand-to-hand conflict (some blood and detail are shown).

- Bloodied corpses are shown.

- Characters engage in life-risking behavior and find themselves in peril.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity is shown in a non-sexual context.


Frequent use of the sexual expletive (in a non-sexual context), as well as frequent use of other mild and moderate profanities.

Of Special Note:

A ratings-hungry newsman rationalizes some unethical behavior to get a top story in the movie Mad City. In Simone, a frustrated moviemaker uses his computer skills to manipulate the public in order to get the approval he yearns for.

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The Hunting Party
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Coarse Language
Alberta 14A Coarse Language
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Disturbing Content, Coarse Language.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
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