Children of Men parents guide

Children of Men

Release date December 24, 2006

Painting the world with a bleak, childless future, this movie (based on a P.D. James sci-fi novel) follows the dangerous journey of a man (Clive Owen) and his former girlfriend (Julianne Moore) who are trying to secretly transport a pregnant woman (Claire-Hope Ashitey) to safety.

Why is Children of Men rated R? The MPAA rated Children of Men R for strong violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity

Children of Men
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Children of Men rated R? Children of Men is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity

Content Information:

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

Overall Theme

HopeBtries to grow even in the harsh environment of a fascist society.


- Frequent portrayals of graphic violence and weapon use (blood shown).

- Portrayals of bloodied injuries, corpses and dismembered body parts.

- Occasional gory images and disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content

- Sexual references and nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Coarse language, frequent use of a sexual expletive, scatological slang and slurs.

Drug and Alcohol Use

- Portrayals of recreational drug use and substance abuse.

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

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Cast and Crew

Children of Men is directed by and stars Clive Owen, Julianne More, Michael Caine.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Children of Men movie is March 26, 2007. Here are some details…