The 33

Hope can't be buried.

Overall A

Based on a true story, 33 miners find themselves trapped underground when a tunnel collapses.

Release date November 13, 2015

Violence B-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B-
Substance Use C+

Why is The 33 rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The 33 PG-13 for a disaster sequence and some language.

Run Time: 127 minutes

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The 33
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The 33 rated PG-13? The 33 is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for a disaster sequence and some language.

Violence: Characters’ lives are in danger when a mine collapses, trapping them deep below the earth. Falling rock, crushed machinery, clouds of dust and flying debris are shown. Some characters are shown with bloody injuries. Racial prejudice leads to unkind remarks, which are cruel even when they are pretending to be funny. A joke is made about cannibalism. A man pulls a knife on another during a heated argument. A man contemplates suicide. Characters squabble and wrestle over a limited food supply. Protesters lash out at authority figures, both verbally and by throwing rocks or hitting them. In return they are threatened with guns.

Sexual Content: Mild sexual references and comments are made—particularly about a character that is having an affair with his neighbor. Fights (verbal comments and hitting) ensue between his wife and mistress. A husband grabs his wife playfully and complements her anatomy. Characters are shown urinating (from behind) and another vomits. Couples and families embrace and kiss each other.

Language: The script includes infrequent scatological slang, mild and moderate cursing, along with terms of deity. Slang terms for bodily functions are used. Racial slurs are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A couple of characters are shown smoking. Characters drink at a retirement party. An alcoholic character is shown drinking from a bottle and later dealing with symptoms of withdrawal when his alcohol supply runs out.

Other: Religious shrines and memorials are shown. Characters pray and light candles.

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The 33
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Mature Theme.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The 33 is directed by Patricia Riggen and stars Antonio Banderas, Cote de Pablo, Rodrigo Santoro .

Learn more about the mining disaster in Chile that trapped 33 workers.

This movie is based on the book Deep Down Dark by Hector Tobar.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The 33 movie is February 16, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The 33
Release Date: 16 February 2016
The 33 releases to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + UV) with the following extras:
- The Mine Collapse
- The 33: The World Was Watching
- Theatrical Trailer

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Other movies based on true disasters include, The Impossible, Apollo 13 and Ladder 49.

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