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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.
Knowingly ignoring legal and ethical practices, scientists Clive and Elsa (Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley) splice together DNA samples from humans and animals. Their excitement over the birth of the resulting creature (played by Delphine Chanéac) is short lived however when the winged, female entity unexpectedly turns hostile.
Why Is Splice Rated R?
Splice is rated R for disturbing elements including strong sexuality, nudity, sci-fi violence and language.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Splice...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Upsetting or disturbing scenes, including nightmarish and frightening images.
- Portrayals of graphic violence.
- Frequent depictions of creature and weapons violence, as well as stabbings (blood and some impact shown).
- Breast nudity seen in non-sexual contexts.
- Portrayals of simulated sexual activity (breast, buttock and female frontal nudity shown).
- Portrayal of sexual assault (shown in some detail, but with no nudity).
- Embracing and kissing.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and vulgar expressions.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Splice.
The results of real life genetic engineering are explored in the documentary Food Inc. Fictional genetic alterations or mutations are responsible for the unusual powers of the characters in The X-Men, Fantastic Four and Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Splice...
Splice releases to DVD and Blu-ray on October 5, 2010.