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Rating & Content Info
Why is The Rite rated PG-13? The Rite is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for disturbing thematic material, violence, frightening images, and language including sexual references.
Violence: A man in a mortuary prepares a suicide victim for burial. A cyclist is hit and killed by an automobile. Another deceased traffic accident victim is shown lying on the street. A man slaps a child and knocks her to the ground. A religious leader yells at and baits patrons. Characters undergo disturbing transformations and contortions, including spitting up blood and nails. A young boy’s bruised body is seen. Bloody images of a birth are portrayed along with the suggestion of a murder. Characters are choked. Other disturbing satanic images are depicted.
Sexual Content: One man questions another character’s sexual orientation and briefly talks about a crude form of castration. A girl admits her father raped her. Later she invites another man to rape her. Partial buttock nudity (in a nonsexual context) is briefly seen.
Language: The script contains one extreme sexual expletive and infrequent profanities, crude sexual terms and scatological slang. Several scenes contain crude sexual comments.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A man drinks at home. A nun is briefly shown smoking.
Page last updated February 13, 2012
|British Columbia||PG||Coarse Language, Violence, Frightening Scenes.|
|Alberta||14A||Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Children.|
|Manitoba||14A||Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes.|
|Ontario||14A||Frightening Scenes, Mature Theme.|
|Canadian Home Video||14A|
News About "The Rite"
Cast and Crew
The Rite is directed by Mikael Håfström and stars Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds.
The most recent home video release of The Rite movie is May 17, 2011. Here are some details…
The Rite releases to home video on May 17, 2011, with the following bonus extras:
- Alternate ending
- The Rite: Soldier of God (meet Father Gary Thomas, the Vatican-ordained exorcist whose life story inspired the film).