Thirteen Days rating info

Thirteen Days

Overall B+

In Thirteen Days the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis is seen through the eyes of Kenny O'Donnell (Kevin Costner), the right hand man to American President John F. Kennedy (Bruce Greenwood).

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity D+
Substance Use B-

Why is Thirteen Days rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Thirteen Days PG-13 for brief strong language.

Run Time: 145 minutes

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Thirteen Days
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Why is Thirteen Days rated PG-13? Thirteen Days is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for brief strong language.

Overall: B+
Aside from the profanity, this movie clearly illustrates to future generations the dangers of conflict and nuclear war. Religion is positively depicted. It also illustrates how poor communications can lead to disastrous results.

Violence: B-
Besides the tension of the crisis including heated moments in meetings and the theme of war, we see one plane get shot with no injuries, while another plane is hit by a missile resulting in the death of the pilot.

Sexual Content: A
Married relationships are shown between loving and caring spouses.

Language: D+
At least 1 extreme profanity (sexual expletive), 18 moderate profanities, 22 mild profanities, and 19 terms of Deity used as expletives or profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B-
Typical for this era, many people smoke cigarettes. Social drinking, and drinking during a couple of very tense moments.

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Thirteen Days
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language
Alberta PG Coarse Language
Manitoba Not Rated Mature ThemeLanguage Warning-----
Ontario Not Rated Mature Theme, May Offend Some
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Thirteen Days"

Cast and Crew

Thirteen Days is directed by Roger Donaldson and stars Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Shawn Driscol, Stephen Culp.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Thirteen Days movie is November 12, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Thirteen Days

Release Date: 12 November 2013

Thirteen Days re-releases to home video (Blu-ray) in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death. The disc includes the following extras:

- Historical Figures Commentary, composed of archival audio featuring John F. Kennedy, Robert McNamara and Kenneth P. O’Donnell, and interviews with Pierre Salinger, Sergei Khrushchev and many others

- Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis Documentary, comprised of film footage from the era with interviews covering U.S./Soviet relations from post-WWII Europe through the end of the crisis

- Historical Figures Biographical Gallery: Video biographies of key figures involved in th crisis, featuring John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Nikita Khruschchev, Fidel Castro and many others

- Filmmaker Commentary, with director Roger Donaldson, actor Kevin Costner and others

- Deleted Scenes with Director’s Commentary

- Bringing History to the Silver Screen Documentary

- Visual Effects Scene Deconstructions (Multi-Angle Featurette)

- Historical Information Fact Track

- Theatrical Trailer

Related home video titles:

A fictional view of an impending nuclear incident is available in the political thriller Hunt for Red October . The assassination of J.F. Kennedy, which occurred about one year later (Nov 22, 1963), is dramatized in the movie Parkland.

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