In this sci-fi thriller Leonardo DiCaprio plays Dom Cobb, a man skilled in the illegal and unethical practice of entering a person's dreams and stealing secrets from his or her subconscious. But when he is asked to commit "Inception" (the act of planting an idea into a sleeper's mind), the stakes become even higher for both the victim and the thief.
Why Is Inception Rated PG-13?
Inception is rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action throughout.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Inception...
Violence: Explosions occur repeatedly on the street and in buildings, injuring or killing characters. A riot breaks out. Characters are threatened with weapons. Guns are frequently used and a man takes a bullet in his leg. Characters are also shot, crushed by falling objects or between cars, beaten, stabbed, chased, and nearly caught in an avalanche. A man is accused of murder. A character commits suicide and another threatens to shoot himself. Numerous dead bodies are shown. A vehicle breaks through the safety barrier on a bridge and plunges into the water below. Characters participate in lying, theft and gambling.
Sexual Content: A married couple kisses and embraces.
Language: The script includes over two-dozen profanities and terms of Deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters use a strong sedative to induce a state of deep sleep. Social drinking is shown at home and in a bar.
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Inception actors Ken Watababe, Michael Caine and Cillian Murphy starred under Christopher Nolan’s direction in the Batman Begins movie. Nolan, Caine and Murphy went on to work together in The Dark Knight. Murphy also plays an assassin who kidnaps a hotel manager in midflight in the thriller Red Eye.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Inception...
Inceptionreleases on DVD and Blu-ray on December 7, 2010.
Inception on DVD includes:
Four Focus Points:
- The Inception of Inception: Christopher Nolan shapes his unusual concepts for Inception
- The Japanese Castle: The Dream Is Collapsing: Creating and destroying the castle set
- Constructing Paradoxical Architecture: Designing the staircase to nowhere
- The Freight Train: Constructing the street-faring freight train
Inception (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy) offers:
- Extraction Mode: In-movie experience with over 90 minutes of bonus content featuring director Christopher Nolan and Leonardo DiCaprio
- Dreams: Cinema of the Subconscious: Taking some of the most fascinating and cutting-edge dream research to-date on lucid dreaming, top scientists make the case that the dream world is not an altered state of consciousness, but a fully functional parallel reality
- Inception: The Cobol Job: Now in full animation and motion, check out this comic prologue to see how Cobb, Arthur, and Nash came to be enlisted by Cobol Engineering and perform an extraction on Saito
- Conceptual art gallery
- Promotional art archive
- Inception trailers
- Inception TV spots
- Via BD-Live: Project Somnacin—Confidential Files: Get access to the highly secure files that reveal the inception of the dream-share technology