Big Game parents guide

Big Game

You never know what trophy you'll bring home from a hunting trip.

Overall C+

A young hunter (Onni Tommila) finds more adventure than he expected when he stumbles across the US President (Samuel L. Jackson) whose plane has been shot down over the wilderness of Finland.

Release date June 26, 2015

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

Why is Big Game rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Big Game PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, and some language.

Run Time: 87 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Big Game rated PG-13? Big Game is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of intense action and violence, and some language.

Violence: A past gun wound mentioned and a scar is shown. A character is warned to run before he is killed, and then he is shot at while trying to escape (his death is implied rather than shown). Hunters display trophies, such as animal heads, antlers and skulls. A dismembered deer’s head is seen. A bow and arrow are used to hunt game, and later for self-defense against humans. A missile strike brings downs a plane and kills many of the people onboard. Debris from an aircraft crashes into a forest and starts a small fire. Dead bodies with bloody injuries are shown. Skydivers with faulty parachutes fall to their deaths, and their bloody corpses are shown. Bullets are exchanged and multiple characters are shot on screen (some with blood effects). Characters are in peril from terrorists and zealous government officials. Characters discuss murderous intentions. Characters engage in fistfights and brawls. Threats are made about using taxidermy on a human body. Weapons use is frequently shown. Explosions occur. A man is murdered, and his head injury is shown. Some bad guys get away.

Sexual Content: A man without a shirt is seen. A bathroom accident is mentioned. Slang terms for urine and male anatomy are used.

Language: Some mild and moderate profanity is used, along with scatological slang and terms of deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character takes prescription medication.

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

Big Game is directed by Jalmari Helander and stars Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson, Victor Garber, Felicity Huffman, Jim Broadbent.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Big Game movie is August 25, 2015. Here are some details…

Big Game releases to home video (DVD or Blu-ray) on August 25, 2015. No extra features are included.

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