Dark Places parents guide

Dark Places

A child's memory.

Release date June 18, 2015

Libby Day's (Charlize Theron) family was murdered when she was just a child. Now, 30 year later, she attempts to understand the tragedy by revisiting the crime scene and her dark memories.

Why is Dark Places rated R? The MPAA rated Dark Places R for some disturbing violence, language, drug use and sexual content.

Dark Places
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Dark Places rated R? Dark Places is rated R by the MPAA for some disturbing violence, language, drug use and sexual content.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Depictions of beating, shooting, choking and stabbing, with some blood and a little detail.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, gun, and weapons violence, some involving children or animals.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Upsetting or disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Breast nudity in a sexual context.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Partial or full nudity in a brief sexual situation.
- Implied sexual activity.

Approximately 60 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions, sometimes in an aggressive context.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Three scenes of drug use involving marijuana and hallucinogens.
-  Tobacco use.
-  Alcohol use.

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Dark Places
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Dark Places is directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner and stars Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Dark Places movie is October 6, 2015. Here are some details…

Dark Places releases to home video on October 6, 2015.

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Other children troubled by past events are depicted in Hearts in Atlantis and The Mighty.