Promised Land parents guide

Promised Land

Overall B-

If an offer seems too good to be true -- be wary! A representative for a natural gas company, Steve Butler (Matt Damon) promises farmers in a small community the opportunity of a lifetime -- but they soon realize it could cost them their lifetime investment in their land.

Release date January 3, 2013

Violence B+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity D
Substance Use C

Why is Promised Land rated R? The MPAA rated Promised Land R for language.

Run Time: 107 minutes

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Promised Land
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Promised Land rated R? Promised Land is rated R by the MPAA for language.

Violence: After a heated discussion in a bar, a man punches another man in the nose. Other verbal disputes are heard.

Sexual Content: A man makes a joking comment about being a stripper.

Language: At least 14 sexual expletives are included in the script. Other profanities, scatological slang and terms of Christian deity are heard throughout.

Drugs/Alcohol: A man engages in a drinking game in a bar (we see him the next morning and he can’t recall the past evening). A man drinks to alleviate stress.

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Promised Land
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario 14A Coarse Language.
Quebec G
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Promised Land is directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Matt Damon, Frances McDormand, John Krasinski.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Promised Land movie is April 23, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Promised Land

Release Date: 23 April 2013

Promised Land releases to Home Video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- The Making of Promised Land

- Deleted Scenes

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