10 Cloverfield Lane

Rescuer or captor?

Overall B

After a car accident, a young woman (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) wakes up in a bomb shelter built by a stranger (John Goodman). He claims to have rescued her from a mysterious attack (nuclear war or aliens?), which means leaving his underground shelter is impossible. But is he telling the truth?

Violence C-
Sexual Content B
Profanity C-
Substance Use B-

Why is 10 Cloverfield Lane rated PG-13? The MPAA rated 10 Cloverfield Lane PG-13 for thematic material including frightening sequences of threat with some violence, and brief language.

Run Time: 104 minutes

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10 Cloverfield Lane
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Why is 10 Cloverfield Lane rated PG-13? 10 Cloverfield Lane is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic material including frightening sequences of threat with some violence, and brief language.

Violence: An intense vehicle accident is depicted that leaves a woman unconscious; when she revives she is chained to a pipe and lying in a sealed room. It is later revealed a male of dubious intent has found her and helped her survive. A character is forcibly injected with a sleep-inducing drug. A character is shot and killed at point blank range. Glimpses of human and animal corpses are seen in various states of decay. Characters engage in verbal and physical altercations involving bodily harm. One character is hit on the head with a bottle resulting in a large, detailed forehead wound. Characters are frequently in peril and face life and death decisions.

Sexual Content: Previous violent sexual activity is alluded to in the dialogue. A man insists on staying in the same room while a woman showers behind a curtain. A woman is seen in underwear.

Language: A single sexual expletive, a mild profanity and a scatological term are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A man forcibly injects a woman with a sleep-inducing drug. A character, hooked to an IV bag, pulls the needle out and some blood is seen. A character drinks a home brewed concoction to relieve pain, and another character tries some as well.

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10 Cloverfield Lane
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba 14A Frightening Scenes.
Ontario 14A Gory Scenes, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

News About "10 Cloverfield Lane"

Cast and Crew

10 Cloverfield Lane is directed by Dan Trachtenberg and stars John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of 10 Cloverfield Lane movie is June 14, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: 10 Cloverfield Lane
Release Date: 14 June 2016
10 Cloverfield Lane releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack or DVD) with the following special features:
- Feature film in high definition
- Commentary by director Dan Trachtenberg and producer J.J. Abrams
- Over 30 minutes of Behind-The-Scenes Footage
- Feature film in standard definition

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This movie is a spin-off of Cloverfield. A woman is held prisoner against her will in Room. A family locks themselves in a bomb shelter when they fear a nuclear attack in Blast From the Past. Characters are contained in similar isolation in Hitchcock’s movie Lifeboat.