At first, every one feels sorry for Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) when his wife (Rosamund Pike) mysteriously disappears on their wedding anniversary. But sympathy is replaced with suspicion as investigators uncover sobering facts about the true nature of the couple's relationship.
Why Is Gone Girl Rated R?
Gone Girl is rated R for a scene of bloody violence, some strong sexual content/nudity, and language.
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Violence: This movie includes domestic confrontations and an explicit scene of sexual violence (with nudity) resulting in gratuitous blood effects. Other scenes depict coercion, dishonesty and deception within a relationship of trust. A character engages in self-inflicted injury. A character contemplates suicide. A character removes blood from an arm by inserting a needle.
Sexual Content: Several scenes of sexual activity are shown -- some with breast and buttock nudity. One ends with an explicit violent episode. Another depicts adultery (it is implied this infidelity has been ongoing for some time). The script includes sexual discussions, fondling, innuendo and comments suggesting a character is engaged in an incestuous relationship.
Language: The sexual expletive and variations are heard throughout this film (over 40 noted). Scatological slang, crude anatomical terms and religious exclamations are also included.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A woman is seen purchasing illegal drugs. A needle is used to draw blood. An intravenous tube is seen in a medical setting. Characters drink alcohol in various scenes and one character appears slightly inebriated. Tobacco use is depicted.
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Home Video Notes: Gone Girl Release Date: 13 January 2015 Gone Girl releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet) with the following extras: - Audio commentary with Director David Fincher - ‘Amazing Amy Tattle Tale’ Book