Red parents guide


Overall C-

Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) is seeing red. The retired black-ops agent is the target of an assassin, and he's determined to find out who is behind the attack. Calling for help from his former co-workers (Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich), he begins a volatile investigation.

Release date October 15, 2010

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

Why is Red rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Red PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence and brief strong language.

Run Time: 112 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Red rated PG-13? Red is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of action violence and brief strong language.

Violence: Characters in this film are shot, blown up, beaten and frequently threatened with weapons. A man attacks and kills three intruders, one with an apparently lethal injection. He later kills a large group of men by booby-trapping his home. A woman is kidnapped and tied up. Government agents later capture and interrogate her. A man is hanged. A character is given an envelope of severed fingers. A bloody crime scene is shown. A number of characters suffer bloody injuries. Two men engage in a brutal fistfight and both receive serious injuries. Characters are tasered.

Sexual Content: A woman comments about her sexual orientation. Couples embrace and kiss infrequently. A woman wears a low cut top. Brief, mild sexual comments are made.

Language: The script includes a strong sexual expletive used in a nonsexual context and crude hand gesture, along with over two-dozen vulgarities, some scatological slang and terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Comments are made about a man who was repeatedly subjected to illegal drugs during a government experiment. Characters drink socially on several occasions.

Other: One character bemoans the fact that he hasn’t killed anyone for years. A poster of a pinup girl is seen in a government building. A cracking sound is heard when a character has a dislocated bone put back in place.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Violence.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec G Not recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Red"

Cast and Crew

Red is directed by Robert Schwentke and stars Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Red movie is January 24, 2011. Here are some details…

Red: Special Edition releases to DVD and Blu-ray on January 24, 2011, with the following bonus extras:

- Deleted and Extended Scenes

- Access Red: Immersive 6-part interactive feature including pop up trivia, videos, interviews and more

- CIA Exposed

- Audio Commentary with retired CIA Field Officer Robert Baer

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Ernest Borgnine, who stars as the agency’s secret record keeper, won a 1956 Leading Man Oscar for his role in the romantic comedy Marty. He also plays a detective in the 1972 film The Poseidon Adventure. Bruce Willis takes on another character who has limited personal relationships because he, and others in his society, experience life through their Surrogates.

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