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Pompeii

Released

Feb 21, 2014

Latest Home Video

May 20, 2014

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Paul W.S. Anderson

Cast

Emily Browning
Kit Harington
Carrie-Anne Moss
Jessica Lucas

Studio

2014 Sony Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: Pompeii.

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Synopsis

Archeology can only tell us so much about Pompeii, but Hollywood is free to invent any story it likes. In this movie, set in the ill-fated city around 79 A.D., a gladiator (Kit Harington) takes on the greatest opponent of his life -- the erupting Mount Vesuvius -- in order to save his true love (Emily Browning).

Content Details

Why Is Pompeii Rated PG-13?

Pompeii is rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences, disaster-related action and brief sexual content.

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Violence: Characters are stabbed, shot, beaten, run over, pushed to the ground, tortured, lashed and impaled. Characters engage in frequent swordfights and hand-to-hand combat that results in the death of many. Characters have their neck’s slit, including a mother that is killed in front of her child. Corpses are piled up or hung from trees as a warning to others. A living child is buried in a pile of dead bodies. Characters are slapped, chained up and thrown in prison. Many are forced to fight to the death in gladiator competitions. Other characters are crushed, drowned, engulfed in fire or killed by poisonous fumes and flames. Scenes frequently depict bloody or gruesome wounds and deaths. The charred remains of a person are seen.

Sexual Content: A couple briefly embraces and kisses. A man is angry about being summoned from a brothel. A man makes unwelcome advances toward a much younger woman.

Language: The script contains one profanity, along with infrequent slurs and degrading comments.

Alcohol / Drug Use:Characters drink in homes and other social settings.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Violence.
AB 14A
MB PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Violence.
ON PG Violence.
QC G Not Recommended for Young Children.
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

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Details on home video releases of Pompeii...

Home Video Notes: Pompeii

Release Date: 20 May 2014

Pompeii releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following special features:

- Pompeii - Buried in time - Behind the scenes of ancient history greatest disaster

- Filmmakers’ Commentary

- The Assembly - Cast and characters

- The Volcanic Eruption - Special Effects

- 20 Deleted and Alternate Scenes

- The Journey: Production Design

- The Costume Shop: Costume Design

- The Gladiators: Stunts

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