Picture from Stalingrad

Nothing is fair in love or war... an old expression that proves true for Russian soldiers (Pyotr Fyodorov, Dmitriy Lysenkov) attempting to defend Stalingrad from a German attack during World War II. The only bright spot to their existence is a woman (Mariya Smolnikova) they happen to meet and try to protect.

MPAA Rating: R for sequences of war violence.

Why is Stalingrad rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Stalingrad is rated R for for sequences of war violence.

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 explicit violence.

- Frequent portrayals war violence with some blood and detail.

- Depictions of fighting, shooting, stabbing and explosion.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Disturbing scenes.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Suggestion of aggressive sexual assault, with no details shown.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.

- Nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Implied sexual activity.


- Single use of the sexual expletive.

- Frequent use of cursing.

- Infrequent use of profanity, scatological slang, vulgar expressions.

- Infrequent use of sexual, ethno-cultural and developmental slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Tobacco use / smoking.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Disturbing Content.
Ontario 14A Disturbing Content, Subtitled, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A