Riddick parents guide


Release date September 6, 2013

Riddick (Vin Diesel) has been left for dead one too many times. Deserted on an alien planet, the mercenary now battles strange predators and over-achiever bounty hunters... but it is these hunters, not the hunted, who should be afraid for their lives.

Why is Riddick rated R? The MPAA rated Riddick R for strong violence, language and some sexual content/nudity.

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 Riddick rated R? Riddick is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence, language and some sexual content/nudity.

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


- Frequent explicit violence.

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

- Pervasive portrayals of gun, weapon and hand to hand violence, with blood, gore, and detailed wounds shown.

- Frequent depictions of fighting, shooting, stabbing, dismemberment and impalement.

- Explicit depiction of decapitation.

- Explicit gory/grotesque images.

- Detailed upsetting or disturbing scenes.

- Torture.

Sexual Content:

- Two scenes of nudity (depicting breasts and pubic region), in sexual and non-sexual contexts.

- Partial or full nudity in a brief sexual situation.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Implied sexual activity.

- One instance of sexual language.

- Sexual references and innuendo.


- Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, sexual language, and sexual and developmental slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Tobacco use.

- References to drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco.

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

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News About "Riddick"

Cast and Crew

Riddick is directed by David Twohy and stars Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Katee Sackhoff.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Riddick movie is January 14, 2014. Here are some details…

Riddick releases to home video on January 14, 2014.

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This movie is the sequel to The Chronicles of Riddick. Other more family-friendly characters surviving life on alien planets include John Carter, Mars Needs Moms and Star Trek.