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The Cove


Jul 31, 2009

Latest Home Video

Dec 08, 2009

MPAA Rating



Louie Psihoyos, Mark Monroe.


2009 Roadside Attractions

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Movie Release Information

This movie was unavailable to review in our market during its theatrical release. However please check our Content Details in the section below along with other information about this movie further down the page.


Activists and filmmakers team up to expose the danger to dolphins and humans alike in the documentary The Cove.

Content Details

Why Is The Cove Rated PG-13?

The Cove is rated PG-13 for disturbing content.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Cove...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent portrayals of abuses toward animals (some blood and detail shown).
- Four scenes depicting animal slaughter.
- Infrequent descriptions and portrayals of violence towards humans (some involving children).
- Archival footage of people suffering from mercury poisoning (some detail shown).
- Occasional disturbing scenes that may frighten children.
Sexual Content:
- Verbal references to sexual activity.
- Brief portrayal of sexual activity (no nudity or detail shown).
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and cursing.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Use of tobacco.

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Dolphins also make a splash in the movie Flipper. Concern for the welfare of other species and the planet are expressed in the films March of the Penguins and An Inconvenient Truth.

Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Scenes of Animal Slaughter.
AB PG DIsturbing Content, Mature Subject Matter.
MB PG Disturbing Content.
ON PG Language May Offend, Disturbing Content.
QC Not Rated
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Cove...

The Cove releases to DVD on December 8, 2009 and to Blu-ray on April 8. 2011.

The Cove on Blu-ray includes the following bonus extras:

- Audio commentary with director Louie Psihoyos and producer Fisher Stevens.

- Black Ops Covert Gear.

- Freediving..

- Mercury Rising.

- Deleted Scenes.

- Theatrical Trailer.

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