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Rating & Content Info
Why is Arrival rated PG-13? Arrival is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for brief strong language.
Violence: News of the arrival of alien spacecraft causes worldwide alarm. Crowds panic and riot. Their fear results in paranoia, car crashes, property damage, looting and the mass suicide of a religious cult. Security guards and army personnel carry guns. Characters are threatened with weapons. Explosions occur. Characters fall from a height and sustain minor injuries. A parent plays cowboys with a child and uses her fingers as guns. The death of a child causes grief.
Sexual Content: Characters embrace. A husband asks his wife if she would like to make a baby. A character vomits.
Profanity: A strong sexual expletive is used once. Mild swear words and terms of deity are heard infrequently.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Character drinks wine in a couple of scenes. One drinks alone while feeling melancholy. Characters receive vaccines, blood tests and other medical treatment.
Page last updated November 22, 2016
|British Columbia||PG||Coarse Language, Violence.|
|Manitoba||PG||Not Recommended for Young Children.|
|Ontario||PG||Mature Theme, Language May Offend, Some Scary Scenes.|
|Canadian Home Video||PG|
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Cast and Crew
Arrival is directed by Denis Villeneuve and stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker.