Book of Eli parents guide

Book of Eli

Release date January 15, 2010

Thirty years after a cataclysmic event, a survivor named Eli (Denzel Washington) has become the keeper of a precious book. Determined to protect it, this desperado will take down anyone who tries to lay a hand on the sacred text.

Why is Book of Eli rated R? The MPAA rated Book of Eli R for some brutal violence and language.

Book of Eli
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 Book of Eli rated R? Book of Eli is rated R by the MPAA for some brutal violence and language.

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


- Portrayals of graphic violence.

- Frequent gun and weapons violence (blood and detailed wounds shown).

- Occasional gory and grotesque images, disturbing scenes and the portrayals of corpses.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual violence is briefly implied.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Implied sexual activity.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Use of profanities and scatological slang.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Some substance abuse.

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Book of Eli
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A Brutal Violence, Not Recommended for Children.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Book of Eli"

Cast and Crew

Book of Eli is directed by Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes and stars Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Book of Eli movie is June 15, 2010. Here are some details…

Book of Eli is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray June 15, 2010.

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