Picture from Watchmen

Based on a comic book, Watchmen follows a group of superheroes that are brought together by their former colleague Rorshach (Jackie Earle Haley) after another of their members is murdered. The investigation into the death of The Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) uncovers not just a plan to eliminate them, but also a larger diabolical plot threatening to destroy the 1985 world in which they live.

MPAA Rating: R for strong graphic violence, sexuality, nudity and language.

Why is Watchmen rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Watchmen is rated R for for strong graphic violence, sexuality, nudity and language.

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Watchmen
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence, Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
Alberta 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Quebec 13+ Horror Violence.
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A