Victory parents guide


All's fair in sports and war.

Overall B+

During WWII, Major Karl Von Steiner (Max Von Sydow) devises a plan to pit a group of Allied prisoners against the German National soccer team in a propaganda event to be held in Paris. The movie stars Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone and Pelé.

Release date July 30, 1981

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

Why is Victory rated PG? The MPAA rated Victory PG for rough sports action, brief violence, some language and mild sensuality.

Run Time: 116 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Victory rated PG? Victory is rated PG by the MPAA for rough sports action, brief violence, some language and mild sensuality.

Violence: A man is caught in wire and shot down while trying to escape from a POW camp. Characters are injured or roughed up while playing soccer. A man is captured and thrown into solitary confinement in a hot enclosure. Soldiers with guns patrol a game. Crowds of people force their way through closed gates and over barriers.

Sexual Content: A man and woman embrace and kiss. Some brief male buttock nudity is seen in a prison shower. Brief, mild sensuality is depicted.

Language: The script contains a handful of moderate and mild profanities and some cultural slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:Characters are seen smoking and drinking on several occasions.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
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Cast and Crew

Victory is directed by John Huston and stars Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone, Pelé.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Victory movie is November 9, 2010. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Victory

Release Date: 9 November 2010

Warner Home Video releases Victory on DVD with no bonus extras.


Related home video titles:

Another group of POWs contrive an elaborate plan to free themselves in the WWII movie The Great Escape. Japanese captors force their prisoners to construct railways and bridges during their incarceration in the movie The Bridge on the River Kwai. A group of architects, historians and art curators are enlisted to save the world’s fine art from Hitler in the movie The Monuments Men.