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The Road

In a frozen and post-apocalyptic world, a father (Viggo Mortensen) and his son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) set out on a long road in search of life or anything like it. Get the movie review and more. »


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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 119
Theater Release: 25 Nov 2009
Video Release: 25 May 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The Road Rated R?

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


- Portrayals of graphic violence, with occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes, including portrayals of suffering and extreme distress, some of which involve children.

- Frequent nightmarish images, including detailed portrayals of corpses.

Sexual Content:

- Buttock nudity seen in a non-sexual context.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Mild sexual innuendo.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations.

- Infrequent profanity and cursing.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use

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