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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.
A murder at McMurdo Station has U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko (Kate Beckinsale) desperately trying to find the killer before the lights go out during Antarctica's six-month-long night of winter.
Why Is Whiteout Rated R?
Whiteout is rated R for violence, grisly images, brief strong language and some nudity.
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This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent portrayals of graphic violence, including shootings, stabbings and fighting (details shown).
- Gory images and disturbing scenes, including gory wounds, injuries and mutilated corpses.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Male frontal nudity is seen in a non-sexual context.
- Portrayals of print pornography (buttock nudity and a little detail shown).
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive.
-Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Substance abuse.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Whiteout.
McMurdo Station and the real inhabitants of the South Pole are the focus of the documentary Encounters at the End of the World, while the family drama Eight Below tells the tale of a team of huskies left to endure Antarcticas dark winter. Kate Beckinsale searches for a romatic stranger (insted of a murderer) in Serendipity, and plays a rebeloius teenager facing incareration abroad in Brokedown Place.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Whiteout...
Whiteout releases to DVD and Blu-ray on January 19, 2010.