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We Need to Talk About Kevin

Perhaps the only thing worse than discovering your child had been killed in a shooting spree would be to learn your child was the person behind the trigger. Such is the distress of Eva (Tilda Swinton). So she begins writing letters to her estranged husband (John C. Reilly) in an attempt to come to terms with the horror committed by their son (Ezra Miller). Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 112
Theater Release: 27 Jan 2012
Video Release: 29 May 2012
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is We Need to Talk About Kevin Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


-Brief explicit violence.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Infrequent weapons and hand-to-hand violence, with some blood and detail shown.

- Portrayals of corpses (including children),with some blood and detail shown.

- Disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.

- Gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity, with brief buttock and breast nudity shown.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references and innunedo.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.

- Infrequent use of profanity, scatological slang, cursing, developmental slurs, and vulgar expressions.

- Infrequent use of crude sexual language.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.

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