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In this very gory zombie flick, a group of National Guardsmen attempts to hide from the marauding undead, but instead find themselves in the middle of the conflict.

MPAA Rating: R for strong zombie violence/gore, language and brief sexuality.

Why is Survival of the Dead rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Survival of the Dead is rated R for for strong zombie violence/gore, language and brief sexuality.

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:


- Pervasive violence, including gun and weapon use, as well as hand-to-hand combat.

- Explicit portrayals of violence including detailed gory, grotesque and bloody images.

- Depictions of mutilation, disembowelment, shooting, stabbing, fighting and explosions

Sexual Content:

- Use of sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Implied sexual activity (no nudity but some detail shown).


Approximately 52 instances of coarse language including:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, once in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Coarse language

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).

Survival of the Dead
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Violence.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Violence, Gory Scenes.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
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