The Expendables 2 parents guide

The Expendables 2

Reprising their roles from The Expendables, this team of mercenaries (Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li) takes on what should be an easy job, but turns into a mission of revenge when one of the guys is killed in action.

Why is The Expendables 2 rated R? The MPAA rated The Expendables 2 R for strong bloody violence throughout.

The Expendables 2
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 Expendables 2 rated R? The Expendables 2 is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence throughout.

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.

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

- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, stabbing, decapitation, dismemberment and explosion.

- Pervasive gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence with some blood and detail shown.

- Some scenes may frighten children.


- Approximately 11 instances of coarse language.

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

- One use of a developmental slur.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

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The Expendables 2
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence.
Alberta 14A Gory Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence.
Ontario 14A Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Expendables 2 is directed by Simon West and stars Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, Liam Hemsworth, Randy Couture, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Expendables 2 movie is November 19, 2012. Here are some details…

The Expendables 2 releases to home video on November 20, 2012.

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This movie is the sequel to the 2010 film The Expendables. Sylvester Stallone made his first big screen début as Rocky. Jason Stratham is part of another gang of law-breakers in The Italian Job. And Jet Li shows off his martial arts skills in The Forbidden Kingdom.