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Why is The Messengers rated PG-13? The Messengers is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for mature thematic material, disturbing violence and terror
The film opens with the death of a woman and two children, one of who whimpers in a dark, cupboard before being dragged out by an unseen being. Abandoned farm implements and even tractors take on an ominous aura as a new family moves into the empty farmhouse. There are plenty of jump scenes caused by creaky floors, ill-omened forays into dark buildings and foreboding music. Doors, furniture and other household objects move on their own. The gory ghosts of the deceased family members scurry around the house and try to pull living characters into the cellar. Outside of the house, a flock of crows repeatedly attack the humans while inside a crazed figure attempts to kill others with a pitchfork. After a fierce struggle a man drowns in sewage-like liquid. The script also includes some infrequent vulgarities, a revelation about a drunk driving accident and brief sexual comments made by a married couple.
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|British Columbia||14A||Violence; Frightening Scenes|
|Manitoba||14A||Not Recommeded for Young Children, Violence, Frightening ScenesFrightening Scenes. Not Recommended for Young Cchildren.-----|
|Ontario||14A||Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.|
|Canadian Home Video||14A|
News About "The Messengers"
Cast and Crew
The Messengers is directed by and stars Dylan McDermontt, Penelope Ann Miller, John Corbett, Kristen Stewart.
The most recent home video release of The Messengers movie is June 4, 2007. Here are some details…
DVD Release Date: 5 June 2007
All the secrets are revealed with the DVD release of The Messengers. Actress Kristen Stewart provides an audio commentary, while seven featurettes take you behind the scenes. The later include: Pang Vision, Script Evolution, Constructing the Set, Kristen Stewart—Rising Star, John Corbett -Unexpected Villain, Meet the Crows and Exploring Visual Effects. Besides the DVD format, The Messengers is also available in Blu-ray and Sony Playstation Portable (PSP) presentations.