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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones


Aug 21, 2013

Latest Home Video

Dec 03, 2013

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Harald Zwart


Lily Collins
Jamie Campbell Bower
Robert Sheehan
Jemima West


2013 Sony Screen Gems

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Still shot from the movie: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

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Clary Fray (Lily Collins) has no reason to believe she is anything but a normal teenager until her Mom (Jocelyn Fray) is kidnapped by a demon and she begins seeing ghosts. Slowly, her true destiny is revealed and she is enlisted to help save mankind.

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Why Is The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Rated PG-13?

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy violence and action, and some suggestive content.

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Violence: Characters are beaten, impaled, whipped, slashed with knives and swords, thrown around the room, and bitten. A character has a knife held to his throat. A character puts flammable liquid on a stove and causes an explosion. A character appears to commit suicide. A character is hit over the head with a fire extinguisher. Characters discuss drinking blood. A girl burns her arm with a magical weapon.

Sexual Content: A character dresses provocatively and comments on looking like a whore. A couple kisses passionately. Characters make brief sexually suggestive and homosexual comments.

Language: The script contains limited mild profanities, some terms of Deity and brief sexual innuendo.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character drinks a liquid during an apparent suicide. Another character is given poison in a drink at a bar.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Violence, Frightening Scenes
AB PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
MB PG Not Recommended For Young Children Frightening Scenes.
ON PG Violence, Language May Offend.
QC 13+ Violence.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones...

Home Video Notes: The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones

Release Date: 3 December 2013

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- Bringing Them to Life - Filmmakers & Cast discuss the characters of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

- Descendants of the Cup - A look at the stunts and the cast’s transformation into Shadowhunters

- Music Video: “Almost is Never Enough” by Ariana Grande ft. Nathan Sykes

- Into the Shadows: From Book to Screen

- Deleted scenes

- Entering The Shadow World – Creating the extraordinary creatures of the shadow world

- Interactive Lineage Tracker – Allows users to learn more about all the characters in the world of The Mortal Instruments

- Deadly Attraction – Lily Collins & Jamie Campbell Bower on their roles as Clary Fray & Jace Wayland

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