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Still shot from the movie: Orphan.


When Kate and John Coleman (Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard) adopt a child, they are hoping Ester (Isabella Fuhrman) will help ease the grief they feel over the loss of their baby. But instead the arrival of this Orphan introduces the family to pain and horror beyond anything than they have ever imagined. Get the movie review and more. »


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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 123
Theater Release: 24 Jul 2009
Video Release: 27 Oct 2009
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Orphan Rated R?

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


- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence

- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Frequent gun, weapons, and brutal hand-to-hand violence..

- Frequent disturbing scenes, along with portrayals of emotional and psychological suffering.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Bullying

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity.

- Embracing, kissing and fondling.

- Mild sexual references and language.

- Limited instances of brief simulated sexual activity.

- Infrequent depictions of print pornography and sexual imagery (breast and female frontal nudity shown).


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Infrequent use of profanity, vulgar expressions and slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Some substance abuse and tobacco use.

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