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Vampires and men are engaged in a centuries old battle. Hiding among a throng of downtrodden humans is a Warrior Priest (Paul Bettany). When vampires kidnap his niece (Lily Collins), he comes out of obscurity, disobeying church authorities to rescue her before she is bitten.
Why Is Priest Rated PG-13?
Priest is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, disturbing images and brief strong language.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Priest...
Violence: Frequent violence includes stabbings, beheadings, beatings and weapon use. Characters are shot, impaled and cut up. A man is hung on a wall with a knife through his shoulder. Men are hung on crosses. An animation sequence portrays killings, a severed head and other limbs, ample amounts of blood, warfare and bullets. A man threatens others with a knife. Dead bodies litter a room after an attack. Animals are slaughtered on screen. A man is hit in the head with an axe. Skulls and decomposing bodies are seen. A train explodes. Characters are involved in a motorcycle accident. Numerous characters suffer bloody injuries. A girl is kidnapped and threatened. A vampire attacks others.
Sexual Content: Brief comments are made about celibacy.
Language: The script contains a moderate number of profanities, a couple of scatological slang words, some terms of Deity and a strong sexual expletive used in a nonsexual context.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A man pours a glass of wine for a girl.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Priest.
A vampire and human girl are much friendlier in the teen romance series Twilight. Hugh Jackman plays an employee of the Catholic Church fighting vampires and ogres in an attempt to stop evil from taking over the world in Van Helsing.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Priest...
Priest releases to home video on August 16, 2011. Extra features include:
- Commentary with Director Scott Charles Stewart, Writer Cory Goodman, Paul Bettany and Maggie Q
-Deleted & Extended Scenes
-The Bloody Frontier: Creating the World of Priest
-Tools of the Trade: The Weapons and Vehicles
Exclusive to Blu-ray:
-Bullets and Crucifixes: Picture-in-Picture Experience
Blu-ray 3D Exclusive Bonus Material:
- Weapons and Vehicle Exploration in 3D