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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.
During a twelve-hour crime spree, sanctioned by the government, an innocent family (Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey) is forced to try to protect themselves.
Why Is The Purge Rated R?
The Purge is rated R for strong disturbing violence and some language.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Purge...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent explicit violence, with acts shown in a realistic that includes detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Frequent portrayals of gun, hand-to-hand, and weapons violence, sometimes involving children.
- Depictions of beating, fighting, shooting, stabbing and mutilation, with blood and some detail.
- Several frightening scenes depicting threat, intensity and suspense.
- Detailed disturbing scenes.
- Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang and profanity.
Drug and Alcohol Use:
- Tobacco use.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of The Purge...
The Purge releases to home video on October 8, 2013.