The Debt parents guide

The Debt

Release date August 31, 2011

In 1966 Rachel, Stefan and David (Jessica Chastain, Sam Worthington and Marton Csokas) were part of a secret mission to capture a Nazi war criminal (Jesper Christensen). Then in 1997, some startling news surfaces about David (Ciaran Hinds). So Rachel and Stefan (Helen Mirren and Tom Wilkinson) find themselves again immersed in the intricacies of what they believed was a closed case.

Why is The Debt rated R? The MPAA rated The Debt R R for some violence and language.

The Debt
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 The Debt rated R? The Debt is rated R by the MPAA R for some violence and language.


- Frequent and prolonged violence shown in a realistic manner with graphic blood and tissue damage.

- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.

- Depictions of fighting, shooting, stabbing and beating.

- Portrayal of forensic photos of atrocities.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references and innuendo

- Non-sexual female frontal nudity.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Crude content.


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

- Infrequent use of scatological slang.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent tobacco use.

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The Debt
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Disturbing Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Debt is directed by John Madden and stars Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Debt movie is December 6, 2011. Here are some details…

The Debt releases to home video on December 6, 2011.

Related home video titles:

Another brave group tries to bring down the Nazi regime by assassinating Hitler in Valkyrie (based on a true story). In Everything is Illuminated, a young man goes back to Eastern Europe to try to understand his ancestors that lived through the attempted Jewish extermination. Ciaran Hinds appears in another Nazi thriller, The Sum of All Fears.