Red Dawn parents guide

Red Dawn

Overall C

When North Korea invades Spokane, Washington, a small number of survivors (Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson, Isabel Lucas) form a resistance group and try to recapture their homeland. This movie is based on the 1984 film of the same name.

Release date November 20, 2012

Violence C-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity D+
Substance Use C+

Why is Red Dawn rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Red Dawn PG-13 for sequences of intense war violence and action, and for language.

Run Time: 94 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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

Violence: Newsreel footage includes scenes of battles, dictators and military threats. Brief on-field football action includes hard-hitting tackles. Planes drop bombs and paratroopers. Homes and businesses are destroyed. Numerous characters are imprisoned, shot, blown up or injured in car accidents. Cars crash during high-speed chases. A man is shot in the head (off-screen). Some bloody injuries are shown. A girl sutures a wound. A home is set on fire. A boy throws up after shooting his first human. He later drinks the blood of an animal he has killed. Frequent war violence is portrayed. Characters are put in peril because of the decisions of others.

Sexual Content: A teen couple kisses on several occasions.

Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive, a crude hand gesture, frequent scatological slang, terms of Deity, crude sexual language and other profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: High school students go to a bar. Drinking is shown in social settings, a bar and at home. Some characters drink during times of stress. A drunk soldier makes advances on a female coworker.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Red Dawn"

Cast and Crew

Red Dawn is directed by Dan Bradley and stars Chris Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas, Josh Hutcherson, Josh Peck, Adrianne Palicki.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Red Dawn movie is March 4, 2013. Here are some details…

Red Dawn releases to home video on March 5, 2013. There are no special features included.

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