Picture from My Soul to Take

Director Wes Craven dishes up his usual horror fare in this flick about a serial killer determined to kill seven children who share the same birthday, which also marks the anniversary of a significant event in the murder's life.

MPAA Rating: R for strong bloody violence, and pervasive language including sexual references.

Why is My Soul to Take rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: My Soul to Take is rated R for for strong bloody violence, and pervasive language including sexual references.

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:


- Frequent, portrayals of bloody, gory violence, shown in realistic detail.

- Depictions of stabbing, shooting and fighting.

- Frequent portrayals of corpses, with blood and detail.

- Frequent portrayals of psychological suffering.

- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.

- Some Scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent use of sexual language and references.

- Crude content.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

- One use of a developmental slur.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.

My Soul to Take
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence, Disturbing Content..
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A