Act of Valor parents guide

Act of Valor

Release date February 24, 2012

This fictional movie about an elite military squad attempting to rescue a CIA agent and take down terrorists was made using real US Navy Seals. The script is based on pervious covert missions and actual experiences.

Why is Act of Valor rated R? The MPAA rated Act of Valor R for strong violence including some torture, and for language.

Act of Valor
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Act of Valor rated R? Act of Valor is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence including some torture, and for language.

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


- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, burning and explosion.

- Frequent explicit violence.

- Violent acts shown in clear, realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Portrayal of torture.

- Disturbing scenes.

- Gory images.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

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Act of Valor
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Act of Valor is directed by Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh and stars Roselyn Sanchez, Timothy Gibbs and Emilio Rivera.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Act of Valor movie is June 5, 2012. Here are some details…

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Secret military maneuvers are depicted in The Frogmen, U-571 and The Bridge on the River Kwai.