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Segregation between blacks and whites is alive and well during WWII. But a crew of African American pilots is about to get their chance to put their lives on the line and show what they can do when Col. A.J. Bullard (Terrence Howard) takes the lead. This movie explores the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.
Why Is Red Tails Rated PG-13?
Red Tails is rated PG-13 for some sequences of war violence.
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Violence: Numerous scenes of aerial warfare, weapon use and frequent gunfire are seen. Planes, buildings and communities are bombed and destroyed in fiery explosions. Men are shown on fire. Another man is badly burned. Some bloody injuries result in death. A man is captured by enemy soldiers. Two pilots play a deadly game of chicken. A man engages others in a fistfight. Dead bodies are seen. Tense moments arise between characters.
Sexual Content: A man discusses his interest in woman. An unmarried couple is shown after an implied sexual encounter. Some embracing and kissing is shown.
Language: The script contains frequent mild profanities as well as some moderate language and terms of Deity. Some slurs are used.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A man drinks to deal with stress. Other characters use cigarettes, cigars and a pipe on numerous occasions. Men drink in a bar.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Red Tails
Release Date: 22 May 2012
Red Tails releases to home video in a Blu-ray Combo Pack. Bonus extras include:
- Double Victory: The Tuskegee Airmen at War
- George Lucas: Executive Producer
- Anthony Hemingway: Director
- Terence Blanchard: Composer
- The Cast of Red Tails
- Movie Magic
- THX Media Director