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Lone Survivor

A mission gone terribly wrong leaves only one man standing

Not all missions are a success. Such is the case when four Navy SEALs are assigned to capture or kill Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd in June 2005. Based on a true story, this movie follows their ill-fated attempt and the tale of the lone survivor (Mark Wahlberger).

Why is Lone Survivor rated R? The MPAA rated Lone Survivor R for strong bloody war violence and pervasive language.

Lone Survivor
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 Lone Survivor rated R? Lone Survivor is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody war violence and pervasive language.

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


- Frequent explicit violence.

- Detailed disturbing scenes.

- Explicit gory and grotesque images.

- Frequent portrayals of gun, weapon, and hand-to-hand violence, with blood, gore and some detail.

- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, stabbing and explosions.

- Frequent portrayals of wound damage with blood and some detail.

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

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent use of crude sexual language.

- Mild sexual references.


Approximately 180 instances of coarse language including:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.

- One use of the sexual expletive in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of profanity, cursing and vulgar expressions.

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Lone Survivor
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence and Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Gory, Brutal Violence, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Brutal Violence, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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We do not have a full review for Lone Survivor because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have some information about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the Content Details section.

News About "Lone Survivor"

Cast and Crew

Lone Survivor is directed by Lone-survivor and stars Mark Wahlberg, Eric Bana, Ben Foster, Taylor Kitsch.

Learn more about the real Ahmad Shahd, and the Navy Seals Operation Red Wings that failed to take him down.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Lone Survivor movie is June 3, 2014. Here are some details…

Lone Survivor releases to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD with UltraViolet) on June 3, 2014.

Related home video titles:

Zero Dark Thirty also follows covert operations in the fight against terrorism. The Kite Runner offers a child’s view of some of the conflicts waged in Afghanistan.

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