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Parkland

Released

Oct 04, 2013

Latest Home Video

Nov 05, 2013

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Peter Landesman

Cast

Zac Efron
Tom Welling
Billy Bob Thornton
Paul Giamatti
Jacki Weaver

Studio

2013 Exclusive Releasing

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Synopsis

In this historical drama, the event surrounding the assassination of American President John F. Kennedy (played by Brett Stimely) in 1963 are recounted through the eyes of the ordinary people who witnessed the event, including the emergency staff at Parkland Hospital (Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden).

Content Details

Why Is Parkland Rated PG-13?

Parkland is rated PG-13 for bloody sequences of ER trauma procedures, some violent images and language, and smoking throughout.

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Violence: Shots are heard and a wounded man is seen buried underneath bodyguards. Other brief depictions of gun use and a murder are shown. The film contains graphic and bloody depiction of emergency room trauma with medical personnel and others covered in blood during medical interventions. Other scenes also show blood. Some depictions of corpses are seen with some detail included. A man is threatened. Real life footage of shootings is shown. Disturbing and tense scenarios are depicted, along with some frightening moments.

Sexual Content: An intern makes mild sexual advances to a nurse.

Language: The script contains infrequent sexual expletives used in a non-sexual context, along with the frequent use of scatological slang, curses and profanities. Some derogatory and vulgar expressions are also included.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Frequent depictions of smoking are shown.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Coarse Language, Scenes of Surgery.
AB PG Coarse Language, Disturbing Content.
MB PG Not Recommended For Children, Disturbing Content.
ON PG Mature Theme, Disturbing Content, Tobacco Use.
QC G Not Recommended for Children.
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Parkland...

Home Video Notes: Parkland

Release date: 5 November 2013

Parkland is releasing to home video (Blu-ray) with the following extras:

- Director’s Commentary

- Deleted Scenes

- Original Theatrical Trailer

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