The Expendables 3 parents guide

The Expendables 3

New help for the old team.

Overall C-

When a problem from his past resurrects itself - in the form of Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson), Barney (Sylvester Stallone) decides he and the old Expendables team (including Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren) may need some new help.

Violence D+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity D+
Substance Use C

Why is The Expendables 3 rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Expendables 3 PG-13 for violence including intense sustained gun battles and fight scenes, and for language.

Run Time: 127 minutes

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The Expendables 3
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Expendables 3 rated PG-13? The Expendables 3 is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence including intense sustained gun battles and fight scenes, and for language.

Violence: Frequent scenes show shooting, beating, fistfights, electrocution and stabbings. Some characters are shot on screen at close range. Characters are covered in bloody injuries after one encounter. Many of the other scenes are relatively bloodless. Explosions, rocket missiles and other bombs are also used. Ground and airborne vehicles crash and explode.

Sexual Content: A woman wears a cleavage-baring suit.

Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive and dozens of uses of coarse language including scatological slang, curses, profanities, vulgar terms and racial slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:Characters smoke cigars. They also drink on numerous occasions.

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The Expendables 3
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Frequent Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Violence, Coarse Language, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "The Expendables 3"

Cast and Crew

The Expendables 3 is directed by Patrick Hughes and stars Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Mel Gibson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Expendables 3 movie is November 25, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Expendables 3
Release Date: 25 November 2014
The Expendables 3 releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) in both a Theatrical and Unrated version. Extras include:
- The Expendables 3 Documentary
- "New Blood: Stacked and Jacked" Featurette
- "The Total Action Package" Featurette
- "Christmas Runs the Gauntlet" Extended Scene
- Gag Real

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