Snowpiercer parents guide


Going nowhere fast.

Release date July 11, 2014

A global climate disaster destroys all life on Earth, except for a handful of passengers on The Snowpeircer. But after years aboard the constantly moving train, class systems, hostilities, and rebellions emerge.

Why is Snowpiercer rated R? The MPAA rated Snowpiercer R for violence, language and drug content

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 Snowpiercer rated R? Snowpiercer is rated R by the MPAA for violence, language and drug content

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Depictions of fighting, beating, stabbing, shooting, burning, impalement and explosion.
- Frequent portrayals of gun, hand-to-hand, and weapons violence (sometimes involving children).
- Torture
- Upsetting and disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.
- Gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:
- Mild sexual references.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 60 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, mild profanity, and cursing.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Substance abuse.
- Tobacco use.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A Brutal Violence.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Disturbing Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Snowpiercer is directed by Joon-ho Bong and stars Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton.

This film is based on the graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, and Jean-Marc Rochette.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Snowpiercer movie is October 20, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Snowpiercer
Release Date: 20 October 2014
Snowpiercer releases to home video (Blu-ray) with the following extras:
- Critics' Commentary Hosted By Scott Weinberg
- The Train Brought To Life: Behind The Scenes Of A Special Screening
- 'Transperceneige': From The Blank Page To The Black Screen
- The Birth Of Snowpiercer
- The Characters
- Animated Prologue
- Concept Art Galleries
- Chris Evans & Tilda Swinton On Snowpiercer

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A weather catastrophe is also depicted in The Day After Tomorrow. Earth’s inhabitants are relocated to a happier environment in Wall-e.

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