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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.
Twenty-eight years ago, aliens landed on Earth. To keep the Human population safe, the refugees were confined to an area in South Africa know as District 9. This segregation has caused controversy in the past, but it appears now that the volatile problem may be about to explode.
Why Is District 9 Rated R?
District 9 is rated R for bloody violence and pervasive language.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in District 9...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent and prolonged depictions of explicit violence, including shootings, mutilation and dismemberment
- Frequent gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence (detailed portrayals of blood and gore).
- Detailed depictions of medical procedures (blood shown).
- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.
- Disturbing scenes and grotesque images.
- Use of crude sexual language and references.
- Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions.
- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.
- Frequent use of profanities, including scatological slang and vulgar expressions.
- Frequent use of ethno-cultural slurs.
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Details on home video releases of District 9...
DIstrict 9 releases to DVD and Blu-ray on December 29, 2009.