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In 1947, Norwegian Thor Heyerdal set out to prove South Americans in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the ocean and settled in Polynesia. In this docu-drama, his epic 4300-mile sea voyage is recounted.

MPAA Rating: PG-13 or a disturbing violent sequence

Why is Kon-Tiki rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Kon-Tiki is rated PG-13 for or a disturbing violent sequence

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:


- Two frightening scenes depicting threat, intensity and suspense.

- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence involving animals in a survival context, with blood and some detail.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Non-sexual nudity.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Infrequent mild cursing.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Infrequent depictions of alcohol and tobacco use.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G May Frighten Young Children
Alberta PG Violence.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Language May Offend. Tobacco Use.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes Not Rated
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