The Green Inferno parents guide

The Green Inferno

The trees aren't the only living things in danger.

Release date September 25, 2015

Student activists trying to save the Amazon rainforest find their green goals turning blood red when they cross paths with an unexpected enemy.

Why is The Green Inferno rated R? The MPAA rated The Green Inferno R for aberrant violence and torture, grisly disturbing images, brief graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use.

The Green Inferno
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Green Inferno rated R? The Green Inferno is rated R by the MPAA for aberrant violence and torture, grisly disturbing images, brief graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use.

- Visually explicit portrayals of violence including extreme brutality, extreme bloodletting and extreme tissue damage.
- Frequent explicit violence depicting dismemberment, decapitation and evisceration.
- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, torture, impalement and decapitation.
- Pervasive portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, some in a context of torture, with blood, dismemberment, and gruesome detail.
- Explicit torture,
- Frequent detailed references to sexual violence in a context of female genital mutilation.
- Frequent disturbing scenes and grotesque images.
- Scenes and situations may cause extreme adverse psychological impact.
- Incidents of suicide.

Sexual Content:
- Brief portrayal of sexual activity, with no nudity.
- Breast and male genital nudity in a non-sexual context.
- References to female genital mutilation.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Sexual references.
- Crude content.

Approximately 75 instances of coarse and sexual language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Scene of illegal drug use for recreational purposes (marijuana).
- Tobacco use.
- Alcohol use.
- Substance use.

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The Green Inferno
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Violence, Disturbing Content.
Manitoba R Brutal Violence, Disturbing Content, Gory Scenes.
Ontario R Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+ Horror, Violence.
Martimes R
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

The Green Inferno is directed by Eli Roth and stars Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Daryl Sabara.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Green Inferno movie is January 5, 2016. Here are some details…

Green Inferno releases to home video on January 5, 2016.

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Other environmentalist voiced their concerns (without such horrific opposition) in the documentaries The 11th Hour and An Inconvenient Truth. A group of Christian missionaries meet with violence when they try to preach to tribal people living in the Amazon. Their story is recounted as a documentary in Beyond the Gates of Splendor and in a dramatized version called End of the Spear.