Out of the Furnace parents guide

Out of the Furnace

Things get hot when a man disappears under questionable circumstances

Release date December 6, 2013

Blood is thicker than water for Russell Baze (Christian Bale), so when his younger brother Rodney (Casey Affleck) disappears under suspicious circumstances, he determines to find his sibling despite the danger of the quest.

Why is Out of the Furnace rated R? The MPAA rated Out of the Furnace R for strong violence, language and drug content.

Out of the Furnace
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 Out of the Furnace rated R? Out of the Furnace is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence, language and drug content.

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


- Frequent portrayals of fighting, beating, choking and shooting, with some blood and detail.

- Frequent explicit violence.

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

- Disturbing content may have an adverse psychological impact.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent sexual language.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references.

- Crude content.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing and vulgar expressions.

- One use of a sexual slur.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Infrequent portrayals of illegal drug processing and use.

- Smoking.

- Detailed alcohol and substance abuse.

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Out of the Furnace
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Coarse Language, Drug Use.
Alberta 14A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children Brutal Violence Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Out of the Furnace is directed by Scott Cooper and stars Zoe Saldana, Christian Bale, Woody Harrelson, Casey Affleck.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Out of the Furnace movie is March 11, 2014. Here are some details…

Out of the Furnace releases to home video on March 11, 2014.

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