Picture from Texas Chainsaw

Reviving the classic horror movie, this 2013 rendition brings the chainsaw wielding killer to life in graphic 3D.

MPAA Rating: R for strong grisly violence and language throughout.

Why is Texas Chainsaw rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Texas Chainsaw is rated R for for strong grisly violence and language throughout.

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 and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Explicit depictions of dismemberment, evisceration, mutilation and torture.

- Frequent, brutal portrayals of gun and weapons violence.

- Frequent portrayals of gruesome corpses with blood and details.

- Some scenes could have an adverse psychological impact.

- Several scenes of depicting beating, shooting, burning and stabbing.

- Detailed gory and grotesque images.

- Frequent upsetting and disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity seen in a non-sexual context.

- Buttock nudity seen in a sexual context.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Fondling.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expression.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

- Scene of drug use involving marijuana.

- Substance abuse.

Texas Chainsaw
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Brutal Violence.
Manitoba R Adverse Psychological Impact, Brutal VIolence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Gory Scenes, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 16+ Horror.
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A