Pandorum parents guide


It is normal to be a little confused when you first wake up, but the problem is bigger than that for Lt. Payton (Dennis Quaid) and Cpl. Bower (Ben Foster). Coming out of hibernation, the astronauts can't remember who they are, or what they are doing in space. And their attempts to find some answers only leads to darker and more horrific questions.

Why is Pandorum rated R? The MPAA rated Pandorum R for strong horror violence and language.

Rating & Content Info

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Why is Pandorum rated R? Pandorum is rated R by the MPAA for strong horror violence and language.

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


- Portrayals of graphic violence, including weapons and hand-to-hand violence (blood, gore and detail are shown).

- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence

- Frequent portrayals of gruesome monsters and grotesque images.

- Infrequent portrayals of corpses (some blood and detail shown


- Upsetting or disturbing scenes.

- Some scenes may frighten children.


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

- Use of scatological slang and profanities.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 18A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Gory Scenes, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence.
Quebec 13+ Horror.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Pandorum is directed by Christian Alvart and stars Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster, Cam Gigandet.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Pandorum movie is January 19, 2010. Here are some details…

Pandorum releases to DVD and Blu-ray on January 19, 2010.

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