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Overall B-

If an offer seems too good to be true -- be wary! A representative for a natural gas company, Steve Butler (Matt Damon) promises farmers in a small community the opportunity of a lifetime -- but they soon realize it could cost them their lifetime investment in their land.

Violence B+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity D
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: R for language.

Why is Promised Land rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Promised Land is rated R for for language.

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Violence: After a heated discussion in a bar, a man punches another man in the nose. Other verbal disputes are heard.

Sexual Content: A man makes a joking comment about being a stripper.

Language: At least 14 sexual expletives are included in the script. Other profanities, scatological slang and terms of Christian deity are heard throughout.

Drugs/Alcohol: A man engages in a drinking game in a bar (we see him the next morning and he can’t recall the past evening). A man drinks to alleviate stress.

Promised Land
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario 14A Coarse Language.
Quebec G
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A