The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo parents guide

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Parent Guide

Release date December 21, 2011

Henrik Vanger (Christopher Plummer) lost his wife forty years ago. Unable in all that time to uncover the facts in what he suspects is a murder, he brings journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) into the investigation. The reporter in turn enlists the help of an unconventional research assistant/computer hacker, Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara).

Why is The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo rated R? The MPAA rated The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo R for brutal violent content including rape and torture, strong sexuality, graphic nudity, and language.

Run Time: 159 minutes

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo rated R? The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is rated R by the MPAA for brutal violent content including rape and torture, strong sexuality, graphic nudity, 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.

- Sexual violence (including buttock nudity and disturbing detail).

- Hand-to-hand and weapons violence.

- Explicit torture.

- Detailed disturbing scenes.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detailed wounds and blood.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity, with breast, buttock, and brief female frontal nudity (some detail shown).

- Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Nudity shown in torture and violent situations.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual innuendo and references.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Fondling.

Language:

- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and cursing.

- Slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent tobacco use.

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News About "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo"

You can find Stieg Larsson's books (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest) at your local library or bookstore.

Cast and Crew

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is directed by David Fincher and stars Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, CHristopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo movie is March 20, 2012. Here are some details…

The GIrl With The Dragon Tattoo releases to home video on March 20, 2012.

Related home video titles:

Daniel Craig searches out other criminals in his character of James Bond in the movies Casino Royal and Quantum of Solace. Rooney Mara can also be seen in The Social Network. And Christopher Plummer’s extensive resume includes Up (voice only), The Lake House and The Sound of Music.