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The Messenger

If Staff Sergeant Will Montgomery (Ben Foster) thought life was dangerous on the battlefront, the injured soldier is about to discover things may be no better with his new domestic assignment. Paired with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), his mission is to break the bad news to the next-of-kin of servicemen that their loved one has been killed. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 113
Theater Release: 13 Nov 2009
Video Release: 18 May 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The Messenger Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Scene of violence depicting slapping.
- Occasional disturbing scenes.
-Verbal references to war violence.
Sexual Content:
- Nudity shown in a non-sexual context.
- Full frontal nudity (buttocks and breasts shown) in a sexual situation.
- Implied and simulated sexual activity.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing, kissing and fondling.
-Approximately 61 instances of strong aggressive coarse language.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Alcohol abuse.
- Smoking.

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