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Edge of Darkness

Release date January 29, 2010

Thomas Craven (Mel Gibson), a homicide detective, is used to dealing with hard crime. But his work has never been as difficult or as personal as when he begins to investigate the death of his daughter (Bojana Novakovic).

Why is Edge of Darkness rated R? The MPAA rated Edge of Darkness R for strong bloody violence and language.

Edge of Darkness
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 Edge of Darkness rated R? Edge of Darkness is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence and language.

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


- Portrayals of graphic violence.

- Ferquent disturbing scenes and gory images, including a detailed depiction of corpses.

- Scenes depicting fighting, beatings and shootings.

- Portrayal of an automobile accident.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.


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

- Frequent use of coarse language, scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

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Edge of Darkness
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Edge of Darkness is directed by Martin Campbell and stars Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston.

Home Video

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

Edge of Darkness releases to DVD and Blu-ray on May 11, 2010.

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Along with this movie, Martin Campbell has also directed Casino Royale and Mask of Zorro. In the film Taken, another father determined to know the fate of his daughter relies on his past experience as a special operations operative.