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Assassin’s Creed

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Overall C-

Using some new-fangled technology, Cal Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is able to experience the life events of his long-deceased ancestor, Aguilar de Nerha (also played by Fassbender). Finding himself in the 15th Century during the Spanish Inquisition, the man is quickly caught up in a battle between two ancient factions. This movie is based on the video game, Assassin's Creed.

Release date December 21, 2016

Violence D+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity C-
Substance Use A-

Why is Assassin’s Creed rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Assassin’s Creed PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, thematic elements and brief strong language.

Run Time: 115 minutes

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Why is Assassin’s Creed rated PG-13? Assassin’s Creed is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence and action, thematic elements and brief strong language.

Violence: Much of the theme of this movie involves fighting between two groups separated by ideological differences. With the bulk of this conflict taking place in medieval periods, fights involve swords, knives, arrows, some explosions and many hand-to-hand battles. Some of the slayings are shown on screen, for example a character is stabbed in the throat and another’s neck is slit. However, considering the brutal injuries, there is very little gore shown. One character is seen lying in a pool of blood. Participants in a cult-like group are required to amputate a single finger (seen without detail). A character accused of murder is prepared to be executed by injection (the scene depicts him anxiously struggling). Characters are prepared to be burned at the stake. Women are often at the mercy of men—in one scene a man threatens a woman with his hand around her throat. A young boy is abducted. Parents should be aware that it is difficult to identify a “good guy” in this film and even those fighting for “free will” have aggressive past histories.

Sexual Content: Mild sexual references are briefly heard.

Profanity: A single sexual expletive and a single scatological term are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Brief alcohol use is depicted.

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Assassin’s Creed
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend, Violence.
Ontario 14A Violence, Disturbing Content.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
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Cast and Crew

Assassin’s Creed is directed by Justin Kurzel and stars Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons .

This movie is based on the video game Assassin’s Creed.

From the Studio:
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.
Written by 20th Century Fox

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Assassin’s Creed movie is March 21, 2017. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Assassin’s Creed
Release Date:  21 March 2017
Assassin’s Creed releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Take the Pledge: Behind the Scenes of Assassin’s Creed – Join the Brotherhood as you go behind the scenes of Assassin’s Creed in a five-part documentary
- Deleted Scenes Conversation with Justin Kurzel & Christopher Tellefsen – Director Justin Kurzel and Editor Christopher Tellefsen look back on the scenes that didn’t quite make the cut
- Deleted Scenes Conversation with Justin Kurzel – Join Director Justin Kurzel and his key collaborators on Assassin’s Creed as they look back on the process of crafting the film
- Gallery & More! – Photos from the set, concept, costumes and weapons art.

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