Self/Less parents guide


The high price of eternal youth.

Overall C

Getting a new lease on life comes with some fine print a wealthy, terminally ill, real estate tycoon didn't read before he paid to have his consciousness transferred into the body of a healthy, younger man.

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

Why is Self/Less rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Self/Less PG-13 for sequences of violence, some sexuality, and language

Run Time: 117 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Self/Less rated PG-13? Self/Less is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of violence, some sexuality, and language

Violence: Many scenes include portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, with little blood and some detail. Car chases and accidents are portrayed, with people being injured or killed. A character is set on fire and burned to death. Frightening imagery ensues after the brain swap. Some medical procedures are portrayed.

Sexual Content: A man and woman undress (we see little detail, with the exception of rear nudity) and we see some sexual activity. Later we see a montage of women from the shoulders up, lying on a bed in a sexual situation—no explicit nudity or detail is shown.

Language: One sexual expletive is used in a non-sexual context. Scatological slang, profanity, religious cursing, and vulgar expressions are heard infrequently.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character is seen frequently taking prescription medication.

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

News About "Self/Less"

Cast and Crew

Self/Less is directed by Tarsem Singh and stars Michelle Dockery, Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Self/Less movie is November 10, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Self/Less
Release Date: 10 November 2015
Self/Less is releasing to home video (Blu-ray or DVD) with the following extras:
- Inside Self/Less
- Shedding
- Feature Commentary with Director Tarsem Singh

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In Transcendence, another dying man attempts to live forever by putting his consciousness into a computer. A man who dies before his time is sent back to Earth in another’s body in the movie Heaven Can Wait.

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