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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.
When Kate and John Coleman (Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard) adopt a child, they are hoping Ester (Isabella Fuhrman) will help ease the grief they feel over the loss of their baby. But instead the arrival of this Orphan introduces the family to pain and horror beyond anything than they have ever imagined.
Why Is Orphan Rated R?
Orphan is rated R for disturbing violent content, some sexuality and language.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Orphan...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence
- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.
- Frequent gun, weapons, and brutal hand-to-hand violence..
- Frequent disturbing scenes, along with portrayals of emotional and psychological suffering.
- Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Embracing, kissing and fondling.
- Mild sexual references and language.
- Limited instances of brief simulated sexual activity.
- Infrequent depictions of print pornography and sexual imagery (breast and female frontal nudity shown).
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Infrequent use of profanity, vulgar expressions and slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Some substance abuse and tobacco use.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A
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Details on home video releases of Orphan...
Orphan is releasing to DVD and Blu-ray on October 27, 2009.