The Huntsman: Winter’s War

Can true love melt a frozen heart?

Overall C+

This sequel introduces Freya the Ice Queen (Emily Blunt), sister of the wicked villainess (Charlize Theron) in Snow White and the Huntsman. The frosty monarch is trying to get her hands on the Magic Mirror, and the only hope of stopping her evil plan is Eric the Huntsmen (Chris Hemsworth) and his forbidden love Sarah (Jessica Chastain).

Release date April 22, 2016

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

Why is The Huntsman: Winter’s War rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Huntsman: Winter’s War PG-13 for fantasy action violence and some sensuality.

Run Time: 115 minutes

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Huntsman: Winter’s War rated PG-13? The Huntsman: Winter’s War is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for fantasy action violence and some sensuality.

Violence: This movie contains pervasive depictions of violence, with various characters being slain and murdered. Weapons use (spears, swords, sticks, hatchets and arrows) and hand-to-hand combat are frequently portrayed. Stabbings, impaling, choking, scars, gory injuries and oozing blood are seen. Many corpses are shown, some with graphic wounds, dismembered body parts or burnt. Animals devour dead bodies. Villages are sacked, parents are killed and their children kidnapped. Characters are set on fire, including a baby (the child’s death is not shown on screen). Children soldiers are trained and engage in war games. A woman uses fear to motivate loyalty from her subjects. Magical transformations, spells and enchantments are shown. Supernatural beings use magical powers. Mythical monsters battle mortals. A character nearly falls to his death. Characters are bullied, manipulated and betrayed. Characters are threatened verbally and physically (some with knives held to their throats).

Sexual Content: A woman flirts seductively. An unmarred woman gives birth to a baby. A couple goes skinny-dipping – bare shoulders are shown. Couples kiss passionately. A man and women begin kissing and undressing each other – both are shown shirtless, but nudity is obscured. Sexual relations are implied. Sexual remarks and innuendo are heard.

Language: One moderate profanity, several mild curse words and sexual slang are heard, along with terms of deity used as expletives. Name-calling, insults and slurs are included.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink in a pub. A woman sips from a flask.

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommeded for Young Children, Violence.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Huntsman: Winter’s War is directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan and stars Jessica Chastain, Emily Blunt, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Huntsman: Winter’s War movie is August 23, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Huntsman: Winter’s War
Release Date: 23 August 2016
The Huntsman: Winter’s War releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD) with the following bonus features:
-  Deleted Scenes with Commentary
- Gag Reel
- Dressed To Kill
- Love Conquers All
- Feature Commentary by director Cedric Nicolas-Troyan
Exclusive HD Content
- Two Queens and Two Warriors
- Meet the Dwarfs
- Magic All Around

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This movie is a prequel/sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman. Other queens that posse the powers of winter are depicted in The Chronicles of Narnia, the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Frozen.