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We Need to Talk About Kevin

Perhaps the only thing worse than discovering your child had been killed in a shooting spree would be to learn your child was the person behind the trigger. Such is the distress of Eva (Tilda Swinton). So she begins writing letters to her estranged husband (John C. Reilly) in an attempt to come to terms with the horror committed by their son (Ezra Miller).

Why is We Need to Talk About Kevin rated R? The MPAA rated We Need to Talk About Kevin R for disturbing violence and behavior, some sexuality and language.

We Need to Talk About Kevin
Rating & Content Info

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Why is We Need to Talk About Kevin rated R? We Need to Talk About Kevin is rated R by the MPAA for disturbing violence and behavior, some sexuality and language.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

-Brief explicit violence.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Infrequent weapons and hand-to-hand violence, with some blood and detail shown.

- Portrayals of corpses (including children),with some blood and detail shown.

- Disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.

- Gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity, with brief buttock and breast nudity shown.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references and innunedo.

Language:

- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.

- Infrequent use of profanity, scatological slang, cursing, developmental slurs, and vulgar expressions.

- Infrequent use of crude sexual language.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.

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We Need to Talk About Kevin
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
Alberta 14A Disturbing Content, Not Recommended For Children.
Manitoba 18A Disturbing Content, Adverse Psychological Impact.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

We Need to Talk About Kevin is directed by Lynne Ramsay and stars Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of We Need to Talk About Kevin movie is May 29, 2012. Here are some details…

We Need to Talk About Kevin is releasing to home video no May 29, 2012.

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Bowling for Columbine is an editorial film by Michael Moore that looks at gun violence. Tilda Swinton can also be seen in The Chronicles of Narnia, playing the White Witch. John C. Reilly is better known for comedic roles, such as his portrayal of Carl Naughton Jr. in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.