The Way parents guide

The Way

Overall A-

When Tom learns that his adult son has been killed while hiking a pilgrim trail called the Camino de Santiago (The Way of Saint James), the aging father heads overseas to collect Daniel's remains. Once there however, Tom decides to walk to French/Spanish path himself in hopes of finding a connection with his lost child.

Release date November 11, 2011

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

Why is The Way rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Way PG-13 for some thematic elements, drug use and smoking.

Run Time: 122 minutes

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The Way
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Way rated PG-13? The Way is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some thematic elements, drug use and smoking.

Violence: A man identifies his son by briefly looking at his dead body at the morgue. A burning coffin is seen during cremation, and a bag of ashes is later given to a man. A brief scuffle occurs during an argument. A woman hits a man. A character is in mild peril when he enters a fast moving stream. A backpack is stolen.

Sexual Content: A man in thong underwear exposes his bare buttock while laundering his clothes. Vague references are made about sexual relationships between travelers. Characters urinate at the side of the trail (no nudity shown). An abortion is mentioned.

Language: Infrequent use of scatological slang, mild profanity and terms of Deity.

Drugs and Alcohol: Men smoke joints. A woman smokes tobacco cigarettes continuously. A character offers drugs to others. Characters drink frequently, occasionally to excess.

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The Way
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Drug Use.
Alberta PG Substance Abuse.
Manitoba PG Mature Theme, Tobacco Use/Promotion.
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Way is directed by Emilio Estevez and stars Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen and Deborah Kara Unger.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Way movie is February 21, 2012. Here are some details…

The Way releases to home video on February 21, 2012. Please check back for details on bonus extras

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