The Girl on the Train parents guide

The Girl on the Train

Real or imagined?

Release date October 7, 2016

Every day as Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) commutes to work on the train, she passes a home where she catches glimpses of what she imagines to be the perfect couple. But when the woman of the house (Haley Bennett) goes missing, Rachel finds herself caught up in the mystery of what really happened to Megan.

Why is The Girl on the Train rated R? The MPAA rated The Girl on the Train R for violence, sexual content, language and nudity

The Girl on the Train
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Girl on the Train rated R? The Girl on the Train is rated R by the MPAA for violence, sexual content, language and nudity

- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, with some blood and little detail.
- Depictions of injury and physical assault.
- Bullying.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Frequent upsetting or disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Female frontal nudity is seen in a non-sexual context.
- Buttock nudity in sexual situation.
- Implied sexual activity, with some detail.
- Simulated sexual activity.
- Fondling
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 65 instances of coarse language including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, many times in a sexual or aggressive context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang and sexual references.
- Slurs.

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

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The Girl on the Train
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scene, Violence.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Coarse Language, Violence.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Disturbing Content, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video

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News About "The Girl on the Train"

Cast and Crew

The Girl on the Train is directed by Tate Taylor and stars Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson.

This movie is based on a novel by Paula Hawkins.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Girl on the Train movie is January 17, 2017. Here are some details…

The Girl on the Train releases to home video on January 17, 2017.

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