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Doug Carlin (Denzel Washington), an expert in firearms and explosives, is called in to look for clues after a horrific terrorist act. But his professional ethics and heart are torn when he is aided in the investigation by a secret surveillance system developed by the US government that allows agents to see into the past. Graphic and disturbing images, which mirror recent real-life tragedies, may be an uncomfortable D?j? Vu for audience members too.
Why Is Deja Vu Rated PG-13?
Deja Vu is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, disturbing images and some sensuality
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Deja Vu may feel like a rerun as rescue workers move in to recover bodies and debris from a terrorist act. However, the violence continues as a discontented outcast opens fire on police and innocent bystanders. Characters are disfigured, shot, burned, crushed, drowned and involved in serious automobile accidents. Dead bodies are shown piled along the wharf and a mutilated corpse is examined in a mortuary. Unbeknownst to her, a woman is being watched by government officials. She is shown wearing only underwear, and breast and buttock nudity is shown when she showers. The script contains profanities, an extreme expletive, smoking and references to drug use.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of Deja Vu...
If you want the feeling of seeing Deja Vu again, then look for the movie on DVD. The disc will also give you a peak in the Surveillance Window (a featurette that takes you back in time to experience behind-the-scenes moments with the filmmakers), as well as at deleted and extended scenes. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0) and Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.