The Shack parents guide

The Shack

Meet your maker.

Release date March 3, 2017

Mack (Sam Worthington) is dealing with the loss of his daughter. When he receives a mysterious invitation to return to the shack where she was murdered, the grieving father believes the note has come from God. This movie is based on a Christian novel by William Paul Young.

Why is The Shack rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Shack PG-13 for thematic material including some violence.

The Shack
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Shack rated PG-13? The Shack is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic material including some violence.

- Brief non-grahic violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context, with no blood or detail.
- Three scenes of violence depicting physical assault and/or weapons use.
- Infrequent references to death and dying.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent use of mild cursing.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Alcohol use and abuse.

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The Shack
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Violence, Disturbing Content.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

The Shack is directed by Stuart Hazeldine and stars Sam Worthington, Radha Mitchell, Octavia Spencer .

This movie is based on the novel The Shack by William Paul Young.

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