Silence parents guide

Silence

Can God hear our pleas?

Release date January 13, 2017

During the 17th century, Japan outlawed Christianity and destroyed any followers. Concern for a Catholic missionary (Liam Neeson) who goes missing during this time prompts two other priests from Portugal (Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver) go to the hostile country to try to find him and any of the faithful.

Why is Silence rated R? The MPAA rated Silence R for some disturbing violent content.

Silence
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 Silence rated R? Silence is rated R by the MPAA for some disturbing violent content.

Violence:
- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Several scenes of violence depicting decapitation, torture and physical assault.
- Frequent portrayals of brutal hand-to-hand and weapons violence, with some blood and detail.
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.
- Gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:
- Three scenes of buttock nudity in non-sexual contexts.

Profanity:
- Occasional use of mild profanity.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Alcohol use.

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

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News About "Silence"

Cast and Crew

Silence is directed by Martin Scorsese and stars Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson .

This movie is based on a novel by Shusaku Endo.

Home Video

Related home video titles:

Other missionaries find their lives in danger in Last Flight Out: Billy Graham Presents and End of the Spear (also see documentary version Beyond the Gates of Splendor).

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