Survival of the Dead parents guide

Survival of the Dead

Being a zombie is no way to live.

Release date May 28, 2010

In this very gory zombie flick, a group of National Guardsmen attempts to hide from the marauding undead, but instead find themselves in the middle of the conflict.

Why is Survival of the Dead rated R? The MPAA rated Survival of the Dead R for strong zombie violence/gore, language and brief sexuality.

Survival of the Dead
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 Survival of the Dead rated R? Survival of the Dead is rated R by the MPAA for strong zombie violence/gore, language and brief sexuality.

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


- Pervasive violence, including gun and weapon use, as well as hand-to-hand combat.

- Explicit portrayals of violence including detailed gory, grotesque and bloody images.

- Depictions of mutilation, disembowelment, shooting, stabbing, fighting and explosions

Sexual Content:

- Use of sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Implied sexual activity (no nudity but some detail shown).


Approximately 52 instances of coarse language including:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, once in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Coarse language

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).

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Survival of the Dead
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Violence.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Violence, Gory Scenes.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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We do not have a full review for Survival of the Dead because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have some information about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the Content Details section.

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Cast and Crew

Survival of the Dead is directed by George A. Romero and stars Alan Van Sprang, Kenneth Welsh, Kathleen Munroe .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Survival of the Dead movie is August 24, 2010. Here are some details…

Survival of the Dead releases to home video on August 24, 2010

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Zombie movies are invading theaters as of late. Most are rated R by the MPAA (like Zombieland), yet there are a few in this genre that are a little more thriller and a little less gore, such as The Invasion and I Am Legend.