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Some families have skeletons in their closets, but it appears the Talbots have werewolves -- or so Lawrence Talbot (Benicio Del Toro) discovers when he retuns from America to his ancestral home only to be bitten by an ancient curse.

Why is The Wolfman rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Wolfman is rated R for for bloody horror violence and gore.

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:

Violence:

- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence and gory images.

- Frequent monster and hand-to-hand violence (blood, gore and detailed wounds are shown).

- Four scenes of explicit violence depicting decapitation and dismemberment.

- Scenes depicting electrocution, beatings and shootings.

- Frequent disturbing scenes.

- Frequent portrayals of corpses (in gruesome detail), and several scenes depicting the mutilation of dead bodies.

- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity is seen in a non-sexual context.

- Embracing and kissing

Language:

-Infrequent mild cursing