Skyfall parents guide


It feels like the end of the world.

Overall C

Daniel Craig dons the James Bond character for the third time in Skyfall. This time the special agent finds himself questioning his boss M (Judi Dench) when secrets surface of her life before becoming the head of Secret Intelligence Service.

Release date November 7, 2012

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

Why is Skyfall rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Skyfall PG-13 for intense violent sequences throughout, some sexuality, language and smoking.

Run Time: 143 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Skyfall rated PG-13? Skyfall is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense violent sequences throughout, some sexuality, language and smoking.

Violence: Numerous characters are shot pointblank and shown lying in a pool of blood. Many others are killed in explosions, fires and vehicle accidents. Characters fire shots on a busy street and drive recklessly through narrow city streets. Car crashes follow. Men fight atop a moving train using chains and other makeshift weapons. Characters race across rooftops on motorcycles. Numerous individuals are shown with bloody injuries. A character is shot, falls from a moving train into the river below and washes over a waterfall before appearing to drown. An assassin shoots a man in the back of the head. A woman is beaten, tied up and used for sport before being killed. A man cuts his own chest open to remove bullet shrapnel. A man falls from the side of a tall building after a struggle. Characters repeatedly engage in fistfights. A man is attacked and apparently killed by an animal. Characters booby-trap an old home. Men throw explosives through the windows of a home causing a massive fire. Characters engage in computer terrorism and threaten the lives of hundreds of commuters. A subway train crashes in an underground tunnel. A man talks about being tortured and shows the resulting facial injuries from attempting to commit suicide. He later attempts to kill himself and his victim with a single bullet shot. A man drowns after falling through the ice while fighting with another character. A man is stabbed in the back.  

Sexual Content: Unclothed characters kiss passionately with limited nudity shown. A couple is shown in bed together. Bond is later shown in the shower with another woman. A character talks about her history in the sex trade. Brief stylized depictions and drawings of naked women are seen. A woman offers to shave a man’s face in a sensual depiction. Women wear revealing evening dresses. A man seductively touches the face, neck and legs of another man while hinting at an invitation for sexual activity.

Language: The script contains one strong sexual expletive along with infrequent scatological slang, some terms of Deity, British slang and brief crude sexual terms.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A female character smokes during an entire scene. Characters drink on numerous occasions, including at a competition in a bar, in social settings, at home and in the office.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence. Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
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News About "Skyfall"

Cast and Crew

Skyfall is directed by Sam Mendes and stars Daniel Craig, Helen McCrory, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Judi Dench.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Skyfall movie is February 11, 2013. Here are some details…

Release Date: 15 September 2015

Exclusively available through Amazon, MGM/UA releases to home video (in Digital HD) a collection of every Bond film made up to 2015. The package includes:
- 23 films on Blu-ray from Dr. No to Skyfall plus space reserved for Spectre (Coming November 6, 2016).

- Digital HD copies of all 23 films

- Bond poster book

Over 120 hours of Special Features including:

- 2 all-new featurettes

- Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 – a 90 minute documentary

Also releasing separately on 15 September 2015:

Home Video Notes: 007: The Daniel Craig Collection
Release Date: 15 September 2015
MGM/UA releases to home video a collection of three James Bond films starring Daniel Craig. These include:
- Casino Royale
- Quantum of Solace
- Skyfall

Home Video Notes: Skyfall

Release Date: 12 February 2013

Skyfall releases to home video with the following extras:

- Commentary by Director Sam Mendes

- Villains – In The Shadows

- Locations – License To Travel

- Music – The Sound of Bond

- The End sequence – The Beginning of the End

- M – Changes

- The Future - New Beginnings

- Skyfall Premiere

- Soundtrack Promotional Spot

- Commentary by Producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson and Production Designer Dennis Gassner

- Behind the Scenes Intro

- Opening Sequence – The Death of Bond

- Title Sequence – Working The Titles

- 007 – The return of James Bond

- Q- Back to Basics

- DB5 – Behind the wheel

- Women – The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

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This film marks the seventh time Judi Dench has played the character M. She played the role in both of the pervious movies (Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace) staring Daniel Craig as James Bond. The complicated world of special operatives is also depicted in the Jason Bourne and the Mission Impossible franchises. Breach recounts the true story of a rouge agent.

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