Hunt for the Wilderpeople
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Rating & Content Info
Why is Hunt for the Wilderpeople rated PG-13? Hunt for the Wilderpeople is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic elements including violent content, and for some language.
Violence: A young offender is depicted vandalizing property and stealing. Animals are hunted, killed and cleaned. Guns and knives are used, usually on wild game, but also to threaten people. Encounters with wild pigs and bores result in a gory slaughtering and injuries to people and a domesticated dog. Arson destroys property. Sound effects accompany the depiction of a broken leg. The mysterious death of a foster child and manslaughter are mentioned. A character is accused of kidnapping and child molestation. Men get into a brawl. Police and Child Service workers chase a pair of runaways. Weapons, cars and armored vehicles are used in the manhunt. Reckless driving and car crashes result. A seriously ill man is mistaken for a corpse. Characters grieve over the deaths of loved ones. Bullying occurs.
Sexual Content: Sexual abuse of a minor is subtly implied as the cause of a young girl’s death. Some innocent remarks are misinterpreted as a confession of a boy being sexually abused by an older man.Infrequent potty humor is included.
Language: The script includes mild and moderate profanity, scatological slang, terms of deity name-calling and fat jokes. Two crude finger gestures are also shown, as well as a couple of words that sound like a strong sexual expletive.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters are seen smoking in several scenes.
Other: Characters scatter the ashes of a cremated loved one.
Page last updated September 29, 2016
|British Columbia||PG||Violence, Coarse Language, Sexual Innuendo.|
|Alberta||PG||Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children.|
|Manitoba||PG||Violence, Language May Offend.|
|Ontario||PG||Mature Theme, Language May Offend, Tobacco Use.|
|Canadian Home Video||PG|
News About "Hunt for the Wilderpeople"
Cast and Crew
Hunt for the Wilderpeople is directed by Taika Waititi and stars Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata.
The most recent home video release of Hunt for the Wilderpeople movie is September 27, 2016. Here are some details…
Home Video Notes: Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Release Date: 27 September 2016
Hunt for the Wilderpeople release to home video (DVD) with the following special features:
- Director’s Commentary with Director Taika Waititi and Actors Sam Neill & Julian Dennison
- Behind the Scenes: Hunt For Wilderpeople (Featurette)
- Blooper Reel