Warcraft parents guide


War: It's not a just game.

Overall B-

Based on a popular on-line video game, this origin story introduces the conflict between the humans and the orcs. And like the name suggests, there is plenty of battles between the two.

Release date June 10, 2016

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

Why is Warcraft rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Warcraft PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy violence.

Run Time: 123 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Warcraft rated PG-13? Warcraft is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for extended sequences of intense fantasy violence.

Violence: True to its name, Warcraft involves numerous scenes of violent battles where characters are impaled, stabbed, and sliced: some blood effects are included. Enormous orcs also snap bones, crush skulls, bite through throats, and otherwise maim their helpless victims, which include women and children. Evil sorcerers use magic to drain prisoners of their life force, resulting in emaciated corpses that are shown in detail. Peril is almost constant.

Sexual Content: A character has a brief discussion about another character’s sexual interest in her. Some mild sexual references, along with embracing and kissing are included.

Language: A few brief profanities are heard during battle scenes.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character turns to alcohol to relieve stress and avoid dealing with a tragic loss.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Violence.
Ontario PG Violence, Gory Scenes.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Warcraft"

Cast and Crew

Warcraft is directed by Duncan Jones and stars Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster.

Learn more about the Warcraft on-line video games this movie is based upon.

From the Studio:
The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.
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Home Video

The most recent home video release of Warcraft movie is September 27, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Warcraft
Release Date: 27 September 2016
Warcraft releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/HD or Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/HD) with the following special features:
- Deleted/Extended Scenes
- Gag Reel
- The World of Warcraft on Film
- The Fandom of Warcraft
- Warcraft: Bonds of Brotherhood Motion Comic
- Warcraft: The Madame Tussauds Experience
- ILM: Behind the Magic of Warcraft
-Warcraft Teaser - 2013

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Warcraft features orc characters as ugly as the ones depicted in The Lord of the Rings movies. A wardrobe acts as a magic portal between two worlds in The Chronicles of Narnia, the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. And the gentler side of an evil villain is explored in Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith.

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