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Hercules

Released

Jul 25, 2014

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Brett Ratner

Cast

Dwayne Johnson
John Hurt
Ian McShane

Studio

2014 Paramount / MGM

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Still shot from the movie: Hercules.

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Synopsis

Half human/half god, Hercules (Dwayne Johnson) can't seem to please those in heaven with his amazing physical feats. So he hires out his talents to those on earth.

Content Details

Why Is Hercules Rated PG-13?

Hercules is rated PG-13 for epic battle sequences, violence, suggestive comments, brief strong language and partial nudity.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Hercules...

Violence: This movie includes frequent battle scenes with countless characters being beaten, stabbed and shot at with arrows. Characters are literally mowed down by a man riding a chariot with blades extending out the sides. Scenes show stacks of corpses on the ground, some are shown in detail with blood effects. A man is seen fighting numerous huge beasts that are eventually defeated; later he opens a bag that reveals a large serpent’s head and a human head. A man licks blood from a rotting head on a spit. A statue crushes a man. Brief mention is made of women being “spoiled”, suggesting they were raped.

Sexual Content: A woman is briefly seen naked from the rear. Infrequent sexual innuendos are heard, including a couple of bondage remarks. A woman gives birth to a baby, we briefly see the naked child (covered in some blood). A couple of women are seen in low cut dresses. A female warrior is dressed in a leather bra and shorts. A brief mention of implied rape is heard.

Language: A single sexual expletive, at least three scatological terms and other infrequent profanities are heard.

Drugs/Alcohol: Characters are seen drinking, and a couple of them appear to be inebriated. One characters suggests another has been “taking herbs,” implying he’s using drugs.

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This legend of Greek and Roman myth has been adapted to the big screen before in Disney’s Hercules and The Legend of Hercules (also known as: Hercules: The Legend Begins). Other children who are the offspring of human/god couplings are featured in the movies Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Violence.
AB 14A Violence
MB 14A Not Recommended for Children, Violence
ON PG Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Language May Offend
QC Not Rated
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

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