Carnage parents guide


When Penelope and Michael Longstreet (Jody Foster and John C. Reilly) meet with Nancy and Alan Cowan (Kate Winslet and Christopher Waltz) to discuss a playground attraction between their kids, the conversation evolves from polite to hostile -- proving that parents can behave as childishly as their offspring.

Why is Carnage rated R? The MPAA rated Carnage R for language.

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 Carnage rated R? Carnage is rated R by the MPAA for language.

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


- Infrequent hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context.

- Depiction of fighting.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.

- Crude content.


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

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

- Infrequent use of racial and sexual slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Alcohol use and abuse.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Language May Offend.
Manitoba 14A Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Mature Theme.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Carnage is directed by Roman Polanski and stars Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly .

Controversial filmmaker Roman Polanski directed this movie, which is based on play by Yasmina Reza.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Carnage movie is March 20, 2012. Here are some details…

Carnage releases to home video on March 20, 2012

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