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Overall B-

Although Batman (Christian Bale) appeared anything but a hero at the end of his last movie, The Dark Knight, the caped crusader returns when Gotham faces a villain named Banes (Tom Hardy).

Violence D+
Sexual Content B
Profanity B
Substance Use A-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.

Why is The Dark Knight Rises rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Dark Knight Rises is rated PG-13 for for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Pervasive violence includes depictions of hand-to-hand fighting, beatings, shootings, explosions, choking, neck snapping, back breaking and stabbing. These portrayals are detailed, although little blood is shown. High tech and nuclear weapons are employed, causing loss of life and property damage on a mass scale. Characters are betrayed, threatened with death and in constant peril. Criminals and murderers target innocent citizens and the police. Physical and physiological torture is applied. Multiple corpses are shown.

Sexual Content: Sexual relations between an unmarried man and woman are implied: His naked chest and her bare shoulders are shown. Passionate kisses are exchanged. Mild sexual references are made.

Language: Infrequent mild and moderate profanities are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink at social occasions.

The Dark Knight Rises
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Children, Violence, Adverse Psychological Impact.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video

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