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A murder at McMurdo Station has U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko (Kate Beckinsale) desperately trying to find the killer before the lights go out during Antarctica's six-month-long night of winter.

MPAA Rating: R for violence, grisly images, brief strong language and some nudity.

Why is Whiteout rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Whiteout is rated R for for violence, grisly images, brief strong language and some nudity.

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 portrayals of graphic violence, including shootings, stabbings and fighting (details shown).

- Gory images and disturbing scenes, including gory wounds, injuries and mutilated corpses.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Male frontal nudity is seen in a non-sexual context.

- Portrayals of print pornography (buttock nudity and a little detail shown).

- Mild sexual references and innuendo.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive.

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

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Substance abuse.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A Gory Scenes, Nudity, Not Recommended for Children.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Young Children. Violence, Disturbing Content.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A