The Tempest parents guide

The Tempest

Release date December 10, 2010

Taking some license with Shakespeare' script, this Tempest puts Helen Mirren in the lead role. As Prospera, she and her daughter Miranda (Felicity Jones) are banished to a remote island. But that does not stop the sorceress from stirring up trouble, or making an enemy of a slave named Caliban (Djimon Hounsou).

Why is The Tempest rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Tempest PG-13 for some nudity, suggestive content and scary images.

The Tempest
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 The Tempest rated PG-13? The Tempest is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some nudity, suggestive content and scary images.

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


-Scenes containing some grotesque images.

- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.

- Depictions of non-sexual nudity.

- Embracing and kissing.

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The Tempest
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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Look for our review of The Tempest on or near Dec 10, 2010.

News About "The Tempest"

Cast and Crew

The Tempest is directed by Julie Taymor and stars Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones, Djimon Hounsou.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Tempest movie is September 13, 2011. Here are some details…

The Tempest releases to home video on September 13, 2011, with the following bonus extras:

- Audio Commentary with director Julie Taymor

- Russell Brand rehearsal riff

- Music video: Reeve Carney, “O Mistress Mine”


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Shakespeare’s works have been adapted to, or used as inspiration for many films. Based on Twelfth Night is She’s the Man. The Bard’s best know love story is presented in modern time in Romeo and Juliet, adjusted to the New York cityscape in West Side Story, and mentioned in Letters to Juliet.