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The East


May 31, 2013

Latest Home Video

Sep 17, 2013

MPAA Rating



Zal Batmanglij


Brit Marling
Alexander SkarsgÄrd
Jason Ritter
Julia Ormond
Ellen Page


2013 Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: The East.

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.


When Sarah Moss (Brit Marling) goes undercover to infiltrate an anarchist group called The East, she finds herself more influenced than expected by the their philosophy and suddenly questioning her mission.

Content Details

Why Is The East Rated PG-13?

The East is rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence, some disturbing images, sexual content and partial nudity.

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

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

-  Depictions of beating, stabbing and shooting.

- Infrequent hand-to-hand and weapons violence with no blood or detail.

- Brief portrayal of a corpse.

- Portrayal of animal evisceration with some blood and detail.

- Portrayal of a surgical procedure with some blood and detail.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Brief buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Mild sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent cursing, profanity and vulgar expressions.

- Infrequent sexual references, once in the context of a sexual slur.

- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- References to drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to The East.

Ellen Page, who also stars in this film, can be seen in Inception, another movie where it is difficult to discern what is truth.

Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Violence, Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
AB PG Not Recommended for Young Children.
MB Not Rated
ON PG Mature Theme.
QC 13+
Not Rated

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Details on home video releases of The East...

The East releases to home video (Blu-ray and DVD) on September 17, 2013. Bonus extras include:

- Behind the Scenes: Two Brothers: Collaboration, Cause and Effect: The Movement of The East, Examining the Moral Gray.

- Blu-ray Exclusive Features:

- The East Exposed: The Story

- Off the Grid: Creating the Story

- Casting The East

- Deleted Scenes

- DigitalHD

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