Dead Man Down parents guide

Dead Man Down

Release date March 7, 2013

Sex is a deadly weapon, or so a New York City crime boss (Terrence Howard) in is about to find out. Wanting revenge for past grievances, Beatrice (Noomi Rapace) uses her seductive powers to talk one of his hit men (Colin Farrell) into helping her kill the kingpin.

Why is Dead Man Down rated R? The MPAA rated Dead Man Down R for violence, language throughout and a scene of sexuality.

Dead Man Down
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 Dead Man Down rated R? Dead Man Down is rated R by the MPAA for violence, language throughout and a scene of sexuality.

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


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Torture.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Frequent portrayals of gun and hand-to-hand violence with blood and some detail.

- Depictions of beating, shooting, hanging, burning and explosion.

Sexual Content:

- Brief portrayal of sexual activity with buttock nudity and some detail.

- Nudity seen in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual activity


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

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Tobacco use / smoking.

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Dead Man Down
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence. Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Brutal Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Children, Violence, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Dead Man Down"

Cast and Crew

Dead Man Down is directed by Niels Arden Oplev and stars Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Dominic Cooper, Terrence Howard.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Dead Man Down movie is July 9, 2013. Here are some details…

Dead Man Down releases to home video on July 9, 2013.

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This movie is directed by Niels Arden Oplev, who got the attention of Hollywood when he worked on Män som hatar kvinnor (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo), which also features actress Noomi Rapace. His movie was then remade with an English-speaking cast starring Daniel Craig. The cast in this film can also be seen in these less-violent action movies: Total Recall (Colin Farrell), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (Noomi Rapace), Captain America: The First Avenger (Dominic Cooper) and Red Tails (Terrence Howard).