Rings parents guide


Three times is not the charm.

Overall C-

In this third installment of The Ring franchise, the same old video tape shows up, and so do the fatal consequences associated with viewing it.

Release date February 3, 2017

Violence C
Sexual Content C+
Profanity B
Substance Use B

Why is Rings rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Rings PG-13 for violence/terror, thematic elements, some sexuality and brief drug material.

Run Time: 102 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Rings rated PG-13? Rings is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence/terror, thematic elements, some sexuality and brief drug material.

Violence: Characters are in peril throughout this movie from metaphysical and human foes. A female character is stalked and beaten by a male – she strikes back in defense. A character dies from electrocution and another is killed by supernatural forces. Many gory and grotesque images are seen, including depictions of corpses, skeletons and dead animals. Infrequent blood effects are seen, although a mysterious dark liquid that looks like blood often appears at dire moments.

Sexual Content: A plot element discusses a woman held by a religious authority figure—a child results from the forced relationship.While an unmarried male/female couple are video chatting, she offers to remove some clothing: they are interrupted as she is unbuttoning her top. An unmarried couple, in their underwear, are briefly seen in bed together.

Profanity: A term of Christian deity and a mild vulgar expression are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Brief substance use is seen.

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

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Cast and Crew

Rings is directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez and stars Aimee Teegarden, Johnny Galecki, Laura Wiggins.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Rings movie is May 2, 2017. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Rings
Release Date: 2 May 2017
Rings releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following bonus features:
- Terror Comes Full Circle - Featurette
- Resurrecting the Dead: Bringing Samara Back - Featurette
- Scary Scenes
- Deleted/Extended/Alternate Scenes

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This movie is the sequel to The Ring and The Ring Two.