Buried parents guide


In this claustrophobic thriller, Ryan Reynolds plays an American contractor who is kidnapped while working in Iraq. Buried inside a coffin by his captors, the man must try to get free with only the aid of a lighter and cell phone.

Why is Buried rated R? The MPAA rated Buried R for language and violent content.

Rating & Content Info

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Why is Buried rated R? Buried is rated R by the MPAA for language and violent content.

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


- Upsetting or disturbing scenes.

- Portrayals of graphic violence.

- Infrequent portrayals of gun and weapons violence.

- Pervasive portrayals of emotional and psychological suffering and peril to characters.


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

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

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Violence.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language, Disturbing Content.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Disturbing Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Buried"

Cast and Crew

Buried is directed by Rodrigo Cortés and stars Ryan Reynolds.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Buried movie is January 18, 2011. Here are some details…

Buriedreleases to home video on January 18, 2011.

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The struggles of another man awaiting rescue are recounted in Cast Away. Director Alfred Hitchcock also used isolation as a way to build suspense in his movies Lifeboat and Rear Window.