Eye in the Sky parents guide

Eye in the Sky

It's not all about drone warfare.

Overall A-

When a military drone camera confirms the location of a known terrorist, the mission commanders must decide if they should make an assassination attempt. But when the they discover a child is also in the kill zone, an ethical debate arises over security measures and acceptable collateral damages.

Release date March 11, 2016

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

Why is Eye in the Sky rated R? The MPAA rated Eye in the Sky R for some violent images and language

Run Time: 102 minutes

Official Movie Site

Read Our Full Review & Parent Discussion Questions Here

Eye in the Sky
Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Eye in the Sky rated R? Eye in the Sky is rated R by the MPAA for some violent images and language

Violence: Brief, grisly images of bodies are seen in the rubble of a bombed building—some appear to be dismembered or deformed. People are injured and killed by debris and blasts. Actual news footage shows the terrorist actions in a Kenyan shopping mall. Characters are often in peril. A character dresses in an explosives vest and appears to be preparing to be a suicide bomber.

Sexual Content: None noted.

Language: The script contains at least five sexual expletives, three terms of Christian deity and a scatological term.

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.

Page last updated

Eye in the Sky
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba 14A
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video

NEW: Listen to our Parent Previews Podcast and take control of media and technology in your family!

News About "Eye in the Sky"

Cast and Crew

Eye in the Sky is directed by Gavin Hood and stars Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Helen Mirren .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Eye in the Sky movie is June 28, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Eye in the Sky
Release Date: 28 June 2016
Eye in the Sky releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Morals featurette
- Perspectives featurette

Related home video titles:

Military ethics are also explored in American Sniper. Alan Rickman passed away just weeks before the theatrical opening of this film. You can see this amazing actor at work in Galaxy Quest, the Harry Potter Franchise and Something the Lord Made.

Trailers & Clips

You may select specific clips from the playlist below.
Videos begin after our sponsor's message.

Related news about Eye in the Sky

Best Movie Gifts and How To Give Them In 2016

Best Movie Gifts and How To Give Them In 2016

There's more to consider than choosing action or romance.