Picture from Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Overall B-

Inspired by the video game, the Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time follows the adventures of Prince Dastan (Jake Gyllenhaal) as he tries to help a beautiful princess (Gemma Arterton) safeguard a magical dagger capable of altering time and giving its possessor great power.

Violence C-
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action.

Why is Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is rated PG-13 for for intense sequences of violence and action.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Frequent battles scenes feature hand-to-hand combat, knives, darts, swords, crossbows, whips and various other weapons. Many people are killed with these implements and some attacks depict blood. The most intense scenarios include a man being impaled on a long spear and men shot with steel-like arrows (one of whom is shown with the darts protruding from his chest and abdomen while he is still alive). Men are slashed across the throat and chest. Characters are in constant peril. Snakes are often shown and one is cut open to remove a blood-covered object. Skeletons are seen.

Sexual Content: A close-up of a woman’s cleavage is shown. Females wear skimpy costumes. A few sexual references are heard, including a veiled remark about male anatomy.

Language: No profanities were noted.

Alcohol and Drugs: A principle character and his friends are briefly seen intoxicated.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence. Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Violence.
Ontario PG Violence, Gory Scenes.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

Related news about Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Johnny Depp Hopes for Success as Filming Begins on Fifth Pirate Movie

Johnny Depp Hopes for Success as Filming Begins on Fifth Pirate Movie

Production has begun on Jerry Bruckheimer's latest swashbuckling sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Lego Embraces Hollywood

Lego Embraces Hollywood

There's been an explosion of Lego film-inspired kits, along with video games, books and even TV spinoffs.