Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters parents guide

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

From fairytale to horror flick, this version of Hansel and Gretel (Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton) picks up the story fifteen years after the pair's traumatic experience at the gingerbread house. No longer innocent children, the siblings are now experienced witch hunters who take a vengeful delight in their work.

Why is Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters rated R? The MPAA rated Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters R for strong fantasy horror violence and gore, brief sexuality/nudity and language.

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters rated R? Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is rated R by the MPAA for strong fantasy horror violence and gore, brief sexuality/nudity and language.

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

Violence:

- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Frequent explicit violence with gory and grotesque images.

- Violent acts shown with realistic detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Frequent gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, with blood and gore.

- Explicit depiction of decapitation.

- Depictions of torture, beating, shooting, stabbing, and dismemberment.

- Adverse psychological impact.

Sexual Content:

- Breasts and buttocks nudity shown in a sexual context.

- Nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Mild sexual innuendo and references.

Language:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

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

- Slurs

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Brutal Violence.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Gory Violence, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Horror.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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Cast and Crew

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is directed by Tommy Wirkola and stars Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Peter Stormare.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters movie is June 11, 2013. Here are some details…

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters releases to home video on June 11, 2013.

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The tale of the girl in the red cape gets the horror treatment in the 2010 movie Red Riding Hood. Hugh Jackman plays Van Helsing, another witch hunter for hire. And a couple of crusaders get more than they bargained for when they agree to transport an accused woman to an isolated monastery in Season of the Witch.