Surrogates parents guide

Surrogates

Overall C+

Talk about putting your best face forward! In this futuristic world, people create surrogate copies of themselves that have no flaws or imperfections. Now, they can interact with others without ever having to leave home. But a murder mystery threatens to change all that, especially for the FBI agents (Bruce Willis and Radha Mitchell) called into the investigation.

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

Why is Surrogates rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Surrogates PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, disturbing images, language, sexuality and a drug-related scene.

Run Time: 104 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Surrogates rated PG-13? Surrogates is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence, disturbing images, language, sexuality and a drug-related scene.

Although the surrogates in this film can engage in sexual activity, all that is portrayed is brief, passionate kissing, scantily dressed women and some bare backs and shoulders. A nude mannequin is seen. During encounters in the outside world, characters are shot, crushed between cars run over, beaten and electrocuted. Characters are involved in car chases and police takedown operations. Robots have their body parts torn off. A character jumps from a high platform and lands among a group of people. Corpses are seen with blood oozing from their faces. A man suffers injury and facial lacerations after being kicked and punched. A surrogate has it’s arm blown off, is shot at and eventually hung from a makeshift cross. Robots eyes are burned out by an electrical overload. A dead body is burned on a pier. Parents discuss the loss of their children. A character commits suicide by ingesting a pill. It is implied that a character uses an excessive amounts of prescription pills. Characters are involved in some social drinking. Surrogates induce drug-like effects by shocking or “jacking” themselves.

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

News About "Surrogates"

Cast and Crew

Surrogates is directed by and stars Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Rosamund Pike, James Francis Ginty, Boris Kodjoe, Ving Rhames.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Surrogates movie is January 26, 2010. Here are some details…

Release Date: 26 January 2010

Surrogates releases on DVD<\b> in widescreen, with audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, Spanish and French). Subtitles are provided in English, Spanish and French. Bonus materials include:

- Commentary with director Jonathan Mostow

- Music Video: I Will Not Bow by Breaking Benjamin

Surrogates releases on Blu-ray in widescreen with audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, Spanish and French) and DTS HD Master Audio (English, Spanish and French). Subtitles are provided in English, Spanish and French. Extras consist of:

- Commentary with director Jonathan Mostow

- Music Video: I Will Not Bow by Breaking Benjamin

-Featurettes: A More Perfect You: The Science of Surrogates and Breaking the Frame: A Graphic Novel Comes to Life.

- Four Deleted Scenes

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