Dredd parents guide


Release date September 21, 2012

America's future looks grim in this movie predicting a dystopian society rife with crime and drug abuse. The only law enforcement available is from a group of cops with the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner.

Why is Dredd rated R? The MPAA rated Dredd R for strong bloody violence, language, drug use and some sexual content.

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 Dredd rated R? Dredd is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence, language, drug use and some sexual content.

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


- Frequent and prolonged depictions of explicit violence, including two scenes of shooting.

- Depictions of torture, beating, shooting, mutilation, burning, dismemberment and decapitation.

- Frequent detailed disturbing scenes.

- Explicit gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity seen in sexual situation.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Two brief portrayals of implied sexual violence (breast nudity and a little detail shown).

- Sexual innuendo.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.

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

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Substance abuse.

- Frequent portrayals of illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory, Brutal Violence.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence.
Ontario 18A Brutal Violence, Substance Abuse, Gory Scenes.
Quebec 16+ Violence.
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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We do not have a full review for Dredd 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 "Dredd"

Cast and Crew

Dredd is directed by Pete Travis and stars Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Domhnall Gleeson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Dredd movie is January 7, 2013. Here are some details…

Dredd releases to home video on January 8, 2013.

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Other depictions of a dystopian future can be found in I, Robot, The Hunger Games and I Am Legend.