The Gift parents guide

The Gift

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Release date August 7, 2015

A chance meeting with an old friend (Joel Edgerton) changes everything for Simon (Jason Bateman) and his wife (Rebecca Hall), as the gift-bearing man beings to threaten their present life with some mysterious secret from the past.

Why is The Gift rated R? The MPAA rated The Gift R for language.

The Gift
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 Gift rated R? The Gift is rated R by the MPAA for language.

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

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Depictions of fighting (some in a domestic context) with no blood or detail.
- Several scenes depicting threat, intensity and suspense, with one in a sexual context.
- Occasional disturbing scenes.
- Bullying.
- Scenes that may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Sexual references.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 49 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual references.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and prescription drug use.
- Infrequent references to addiction.

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The Gift
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Incidents of Bullying, Disturbing Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Gift is directed by Joel Edgerton and stars Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Gift movie is October 27, 2015. Here are some details…

The Gift releases to home video on October 27, 2015.

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