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Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) is seeing red. The retired black-ops agent is the target of an assassin, and he's determined to find out who is behind the attack. Calling for help from his former co-workers (Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich), he begins a volatile investigation.
Why Is Red Rated PG-13?
Red is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence and brief strong language.
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Violence: Characters in this film are shot, blown up, beaten and frequently threatened with weapons. A man attacks and kills three intruders, one with an apparently lethal injection. He later kills a large group of men by booby-trapping his home. A woman is kidnapped and tied up. Government agents later capture and interrogate her. A man is hanged. A character is given an envelope of severed fingers. A bloody crime scene is shown. A number of characters suffer bloody injuries. Two men engage in a brutal fistfight and both receive serious injuries. Characters are tasered.
Sexual Content: A woman comments about her sexual orientation. Couples embrace and kiss infrequently. A woman wears a low cut top. Brief, mild sexual comments are made.
Language: The script includes a strong sexual expletive used in a nonsexual context and crude hand gesture, along with over two-dozen vulgarities, some scatological slang and terms of Deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Comments are made about a man who was repeatedly subjected to illegal drugs during a government experiment. Characters drink socially on several occasions.
Other: One character bemoans the fact that he hasn’t killed anyone for years. A poster of a pinup girl is seen in a government building. A cracking sound is heard when a character has a dislocated bone put back in place.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of Red...
Red: Special Edition releases to DVD and Blu-ray on January 24, 2011, with the following bonus extras:
- Deleted and Extended Scenes
- Access Red: Immersive 6-part interactive feature including pop up trivia, videos, interviews and more
- CIA Exposed
- Audio Commentary with retired CIA Field Officer Robert Baer