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Red Dawn

When North Korea invades Spokane, Washington, a small number of survivors (Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson, Isabel Lucas) form a resistance group and try to recapture their homeland. This movie is based on the 1984 film of the same name. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2012
Video Release: 04 Mar 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Red Dawn is rated PG-13: for sequences of intense war violence and action, and for language.

Director: Dan Bradley
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas, Josh Hutcherson, Josh Peck, Adrianne Palicki
Studio: 2012 Film District
Website: Official site for Red Dawn.

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Why Is Red Dawn Rated PG-13?

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