Inglourious Basterds parents guide

Inglourious Basterds

Release date August 21, 2009

Set in Paris during World War II, this movie tells the tale of an Inglourious group of Jewish-American soldiers called "The Basterds," that set out to terrorize the Third Reich by brutally killing Nazis.

Why is Inglourious Basterds rated R? The MPAA rated Inglourious Basterds R for strong graphic violence, language and brief sexuality.

Inglourious Basterds
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 Inglourious Basterds rated R? Inglourious Basterds is rated R by the MPAA for strong graphic violence, language and brief sexuality.


- Frequent graphic violence, including gun and weapons use, and hand-to-hand confrontations (blood and detail shown).

- Some gory and grotesque images and disturbing scenes.

- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent use of sexual language.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Brief portrayals of simulated sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

- Use of ethno-cultural slurs and derogatory cultural descriptions.

Alcohol and Drug Use:

- Frequent tobacco use.

- Some substance abuse.

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Inglourious Basterds
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Violence.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Disturbing Content.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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News About "Inglourious Basterds"

Cast and Crew

Inglourious Basterds is directed by and stars Quentin Tarantino, Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Melanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Inglourious Basterds movie is December 15, 2009. Here are some details…

Inglourious Basterds releases to DVD and Blu-ray December 15, 2009.

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Valkyrie dramatizes a real attempt to destroy Hitler and usurp his power in Germany. One Against the Wind tells the story of a lone woman’s efforts to help Allied soldiers escape from Nazi occupied France. Paper Clips is a documentary that follows a group of American school kids who attempt to understand the Anti-Semitism displayed during World War II.