The Fountain parents guide

The Fountain

Overall C

This movie follows three parallel plots about the search for The Fountain of youth. Yet even with the talents of actors like Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz, this quest for immortality gets bogged down in depictions of violence, content issues and trying to pull the confused storylines together.

Release date November 21, 2006

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

Why is The Fountain rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Fountain PG-13 for some intense sequences of violent action, some sensuality and language

Run Time: 96 minutes

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The Fountain
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Fountain rated PG-13? The Fountain is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some intense sequences of violent action, some sensuality and language

The film’s combination of three different plots makes the opening sequences of this film difficult to follow at times. Scenes of the Spanish Inquisition include depictions of men being speared with javelins, stabbed, hung, beaten and mutilated. The film also portrays death, grief and the desperate actions of those trying to prevent death. Various religious beliefs about death and immortality are explored. A married couple engages in passionate kissing. Some profanities and a strong sexual expletive are contained in the script.

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The Fountain
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violnce, Coarse Language, Nudity.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Mature Theme, Violence.
Ontario 14A Mature Theme, Nudity, Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "The Fountain"

Cast and Crew

The Fountain is directed by and stars Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Fountain movie is May 14, 2007. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 15 May 2007

While the DVD release of The Fountain is not running over with bonus extras, it does offer a look Inside The Fountain: Death and Rebirth Gallery of 6 Featurettes Exploring the Movie’s Various Periods and Settings. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English and French).

Related home video titles:

In Tuck Everlasting, a family of backwoodsmen discovers the fountain of youth. Evolution, space travel and monoliths are all subjects for query in another science fiction mind-boggler, 2001: The Space Odyssey. The pursuit of immortality is an integral part of the plot of the movie Star Trek: Insurrection.