Picture from The Messenger


If Staff Sergeant Will Montgomery (Ben Foster) thought life was dangerous on the battlefront, the injured soldier is about to discover things may be no better with his new domestic assignment. Paired with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), his mission is to break the bad news to the next-of-kin of servicemen that their loved one has been killed.

MPAA Rating R for language and some sexual content/nudity.
Theatrical Release November 13, 2009
Director Oren Moverman
Cast Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Samantha Morton, Oren Moverman
Run Time 113
2009 Oscilloscope Pictures Official Movie Website

No Review

We do not have a full review for The Messenger 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.

Content Details

Why is The Messenger rated R?

Read the information we have gathered from various film classification boards to discover the content found in The Messenger.

Latest News

Unfortunately we have no news to report on this title at this time.


Check back later for discussion ideas on this title.

Home Video

The Messenger is available on home video. Check this page for full information, along with alternative video titles.

Looking for something else? We've got some other home video titles related to The Messenger.

Trailers & Clips

At this time we don't have any clips or trailers for The Messenger.