The Imitation Game parents guide

The Imitation Game

Great minds must think alike.

Overall B+

During World War II, the British government desperately needed to find a way to decipher enemy messages encrypted by the German Enigma machine. So they hired one of the best minds of the time -- Alan Turing (played by Benedict Cumberbatch).

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

Why is The Imitation Game rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Imitation Game PG-13 for some sexual references, mature thematic material and historical smoking.

Run Time: 113 minutes

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The Imitation Game
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Imitation Game rated PG-13? The Imitation Game is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some sexual references, mature thematic material and historical smoking.

Violence:
A school-aged boy is bullied and trapped in the space between the floorboards of a classroom. His classmates taunt him while nailing down the wooden planks that hold him prisoner. Scenes show Londoners heading into shelters while bombs fall on the city; afterward destroyed buildings and other damage is shown. A wounded solider is seen with a bloodied, amputated stump. Verbal confrontation is depicted.
Sexual Content:
A vague description of oral sex is heard. A man's homosexual tendencies are alluded to throughout. A male anatomical word is used.
Language:
Infrequent ethnic and homosexual slurs are used. Mild profanities are heard.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
Tobacco and alcohol use are depicted throughout.

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The Imitation Game
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence
Alberta PG Mature Subject Matter.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "The Imitation Game"

Cast and Crew

The Imitation Game is directed by Morten Tyldum and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Mark Strong.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Imitation Game movie is March 31, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Imitation Game
Release Date: 31 March 2015
The Imitation Game releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital Copy) with the following special features:
- The Making of The Imitation Game
- Deleted Scenes
- Special Commentary
Exclusive HD Content:
- Q&A Highlights

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Other movies based on true stories from World War II include: The Monuments Men, Valkyrie and Toar! Toa! Tora! Benedict Cumberbatch plays another real-life genius in The Fifth Estate.

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