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Lone Survivor


Jan 10, 2014

Latest Home Video

Jun 03, 2014

MPAA Rating





Mark Wahlberg
Eric Bana
Ben Foster
Taylor Kitsch


2013 Universal Pictures

Still shot from the movie: Lone Survivor.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


Not all missions are a success. Such is the case when four Navy SEALs are assigned to capture or kill Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd in June 2005. Based on a true story, this movie follows their ill-fated attempt and the tale of the lone survivor (Mark Wahlberger).

Content Details

Why Is Lone Survivor Rated R?

Lone Survivor is rated R for strong bloody war violence and pervasive language.

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

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


- Frequent explicit violence.

- Detailed disturbing scenes.

- Explicit gory and grotesque images.

- Frequent portrayals of gun, weapon, and hand-to-hand violence, with blood, gore and some detail.

- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, stabbing and explosions.

- Frequent portrayals of wound damage with blood and some detail.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail with blood and tissue damage.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent use of crude sexual language.

- Mild sexual references.


Approximately 180 instances of coarse language including:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.

- One use of the sexual expletive in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of profanity, cursing and vulgar expressions.

Extra info about this movie

Learn more about the real Ahmad Shahd, and the Navy Seals Operation Red Wings that failed to take him down.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Lone Survivor.

Zero Dark Thirty also follows covert operations in the fight against terrorism. The Kite Runner offers a child’s view of some of the conflicts waged in Afghanistan.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Frequent Violence and Coarse Language.
AB 14A Gory, Brutal Violence, Coarse Language.
MB 14A Not Recommended For Children, Brutal Violence, Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+ Violence.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

Watch @ Home

Details on home video releases of Lone Survivor...

Lone Survivor releases to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD with UltraViolet) on June 3, 2014.

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Weaser says: Jan. 02, 2014

We are thinking about taking our 15 year old grandson to see Lone Survivor but we are concerned about the language esp the “F” word and that the violence might be over the top?  Has anyone seen this movie?  Weaser

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