The Unborn parents guide

The Unborn

Overall D

Casey Beldon (Odette Yustman) is being haunted by ghostly dreams. Her attempts to make sense of the phenomenon only uncovers bigger mysteries, so the non-practicing Jew turns to her Rabbi (Gary Oldman) with the hope that he will be able to exorcise her problem.

Release date January 9, 2009

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

Why is The Unborn rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Unborn PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, disturbing images, thematic material and language including some sexual references.

Run Time: 86 minutes

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The Unborn
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Unborn rated PG-13? The Unborn is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence and terror, disturbing images, thematic material and language including some sexual references.

This teen horror (all characters are depicted as college aged) relies on typical scary conventions to provide its young audience with a sense of fright (stormy nights, ghoulish faces, etc.). More serious content elements involve a plot exploring satanic possession from a Jewish perspective. Characters depicted as possessed by evil spirits distort and disfigure their bodies, and brutally attack others. A little boy is run over by a car. A person is stabbed, another falls from a balcony, and many more are involved in a séance that results in similar depictions and aggressive confrontations. Sexual content includes infrequent sexual innuendo, an unwed pregnancy and an unmarried couple sleeping together. A girl is seen in underwear on a couple of occasions. A single strong sexual expletive is heard along with other infrequent scatological and religious terms. Drinks are served in a bar (a main character orders a non-alcoholic beverage, however some of the other customers may be underage).

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The Unborn
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba 14A Not recommended for young children. Disturbing Content. Frightening Scenes.
Ontario 14A Frightening Scenes, Violence
Quebec 13+ Horror
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Unborn is directed by and stars Odette Yustman, Gary Oldman, Cam Gigandet.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Unborn movie is July 7, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: 7 July 2009

Unborn makes its arrival to the home video market on DVD and Blu-ray. Both formats deliver two copies of the movie: the theatrical version and the unrated cut.

Unborn on DVD is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, French and Spanish) and subtitles in English, SDH, French and Spanish. The disc also provides deleted scenes.

Unborn on Blu-ray Disc offers DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English) and DTS 5.1 Surround (French and Spanish). Subtitles are available in English, SDH, French and Spanish. Bonus materials include deleted scenes and BD Live features (Download Center and My Scenes Sharing).

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Ghostly apparitions also haunt a young boy in The Sixth Sense and a family living on a remote island in The Others.