Django Unchained parents guide

Django Unchained

Release date December 27, 2012

When a slave named Django (Jamie Foxx) is unchained, he learns the bounty hunting trade from a sympathetic gunslinger (Christoph Waltz) and sets out to avenge old enemies and rescue his wife (Kerry Washington). Plenty of bloodshed ensues.

Why is Django Unchained rated R? The MPAA rated Django Unchained R for strong graphic violence throughout, a vicious fight, language and some nudity.

Django Unchained
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 Django Unchained rated R? Django Unchained is rated R by the MPAA for strong graphic violence throughout, a vicious fight, language and some nudity.

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


- Frequent explicit violence.

- Scenes of gory violence depicting shooting, beating, whipping, burning, mutilation and explosion.

- Frequent gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, with blood, gore, and brutal detail.

- Detailed gory and grotesque images.

- Frequent disturbing scenes.

- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Graphic portrayals of torture and brutality.

Sexual Content:

- Breasts, buttocks and genitalia nudity seen in non-sexual contexts.

- Sexual references.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

- Pervasive use of ethno-cultural slurs in an historical context.

- Frequent aggressive slurs and sexual references.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

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Django Unchained
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Coarse Language, Gory Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Brutal Violence.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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Cast and Crew

Django Unchained is directed by Quentin Tarantino and stars Jamie Foxx, Don Johnson, Leonardo DiCaprio.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Django Unchained movie is April 16, 2013. Here are some details…

Django Unchained releases to home video no April 16, 2013.

Related home video titles:

Western movies often feature plots of revenge (True Grit, The Legend of Zorro) and bounty hunting (3:10 to Yuma).