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India (Mia Wasikowska) is having a hard time dealing her father's (Dermot Mulroney) death -- but her mother (Nicole Kidman) seems to be doing fine, especially since the arrival of Uncle Charlie (Matthew Goode). Perhaps that is why India doesn't trust him...

MPAA Rating: R for disturbing violent and sexual content.

Why is Stoker rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Stoker is rated R for for disturbing violent and sexual content.

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 non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Depictions of beating, stabbing and shooting.

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

- Disturbing scenes.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Bullying.

Sexual Content:

- Sexually suggestive scene with breasts and buttocks nudity.

- Nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual activity

- Fondling.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Crude content.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent use of vulgar expressions and mild sexual references.

- Limited use of slurs.

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