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The Tempest


Dec 10, 2010

Latest Home Video

Sep 13, 2011

MPAA Rating



Julie Taymor


Helen Mirren
Felicity Jones
Djimon Hounsou


2010 Touchstone Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: The Tempest.

Movie Release Information

This movie was unavailable to review in our market during its theatrical release. However please check our Content Details in the section below along with other information about this movie further down the page.


Taking some license with Shakespeare' script, this Tempest puts Helen Mirren in the lead role. As Prospera, she and her daughter Miranda (Felicity Jones) are banished to a remote island. But that does not stop the sorceress from stirring up trouble, or making an enemy of a slave named Caliban (Djimon Hounsou).

Content Details

Why Is The Tempest Rated PG-13?

The Tempest is rated PG-13 for some nudity, suggestive content and scary images.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Tempest...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


-Scenes containing some grotesque images.

- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.

- Depictions of non-sexual nudity.

- Embracing and kissing.

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Shakespeare’s works have been adapted to, or used as inspiration for many films. Based on Twelfth Night is She’s the Man. The Bard’s best know love story is presented in modern time in Romeo and Juliet, adjusted to the New York cityscape in West Side Story, and mentioned in Letters to Juliet.

Canadian Movie Ratings

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Details on home video releases of The Tempest...

The Tempest releases to home video on September 13, 2011, with the following bonus extras:

- Audio Commentary with director Julie Taymor

- Russell Brand rehearsal riff

- Music video: Reeve Carney, “O Mistress Mine”


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