Orphan parents guide

Orphan

When Kate and John Coleman (Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard) adopt a child, they are hoping Ester (Isabella Fuhrman) will help ease the grief they feel over the loss of their baby. But instead the arrival of this Orphan introduces the family to pain and horror beyond anything than they have ever imagined.

Why is Orphan rated R? The MPAA rated Orphan R for disturbing violent content, some sexuality and language.

Orphan
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 Orphan rated R? Orphan is rated R by the MPAA for disturbing violent content, some sexuality and language.

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

Violence:

- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence

- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Frequent gun, weapons, and brutal hand-to-hand violence..

- Frequent disturbing scenes, along with portrayals of emotional and psychological suffering.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Bullying

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity.

- Embracing, kissing and fondling.

- Mild sexual references and language.

- Limited instances of brief simulated sexual activity.

- Infrequent depictions of print pornography and sexual imagery (breast and female frontal nudity shown).

Language:

- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Infrequent use of profanity, vulgar expressions and slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Some substance abuse and tobacco use.

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Orphan
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
Alberta 18A
Manitoba 18A Violence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 14A Sexual Content, Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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We do not have a full review for Orphan 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 "Orphan"

Cast and Crew

Orphan is directed by and stars Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Orphan movie is October 27, 2009. Here are some details…

Orphan is releasing to DVD and Blu-ray on October 27, 2009.

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For tales of other adoptions check out: Slumdog Millionaire, Oliver Twist and Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.