Daybreakers parents guide


Release date January 8, 2010

Daybreakers takes today's popular fascination with vampires to epidemic proportions! In the movie's futuristic world almost all of mankind has turned into the blood-sucking creatures and now they are facing a shortage of food (ie: human blood).

Why is Daybreakers rated R? The MPAA rated Daybreakers R for strong bloody violence, language and brief nudity.

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 Daybreakers rated R? Daybreakers is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence, language and brief nudity.

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


- Frequent explicit depictions of violence, including dismemberment, disembowelment and decapitation.

- Pervasive creature and weapons violence depicting blood, gore, detailed wounds and gruesome deaths.

- Portrayals of stabbing, shooting and mutilated corpses.

- Frequent graphic violence with detailed gory and gruesome images.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity is shown in non-sexual contexts.


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

-Frequent use of profanities,scatological slang, vulgar expressions and slurs.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Scenes.
Manitoba 18A Gory Scenes.
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Violence, Gory Scenes.
Quebec 13+ Horror, Violence
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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No Review

We do not have a full review for Daybreakers because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have some information about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the Content Details section.

News About "Daybreakers"

Cast and Crew

Daybreakers is directed by Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig and stars Ethan Hawke.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Daybreakers movie is May 11, 2010. Here are some details…

Daybreakers releases to DVD and Blu-ray on May 11, 2010.

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Vampire stories have been invading popular culture as of late. You can find them touted as romantic figures (Twilight and New Moon), super heroes (Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant) and a force to be reckoned with (Van Helsing). In I Am Legend another human fights for survival when a plague turns the rest of Earth’s inhabitants into zombies.