Anthropoid parents guide

Anthropoid Parent Guide

Fighting fire with fire.

Release date August 12, 2016

During WWII, SS General Reinhard Heydrich was The Reich's third in command. To stop his reign of terror in Czechoslovakia, Czech and Slovak soldiers determine to assassinate him. They call their top secret plan: Anthropoid. Based on real events, Cillian Murphy plays Josef Gabcík, and Jamie Dornan plays Jan Kubis.

Why is Anthropoid rated R? The MPA rated Anthropoid R for violence and some disturbing images.

Run Time: 120 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Anthropoid rated R? Anthropoid is rated R by the MPAA for violence and some disturbing images.

- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Depictions of weapons use,hand-to-hand violence, injury, physical assault and suicide.
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Graphic portrayals of torture and brutality.
- Detailed gory and grotesque images.
- Frequent upsetting and disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Embracing and kissing.
- Mild sexual innuendo.

- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Portrayals of smoking and alcohol in a historical context.

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News About "Anthropoid"

From the Studio:
ANTHROPOID is based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the World War II mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich. The Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler, Heydrich was the main architect behind the Final Solution and the leader of occupying Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia whose reign of terror prompted self-exiled Czech and Slovak soldiers (Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan) to hatch a top-secret mission that would change the face of Europe forever.
Written by Bleecker Street

Learn more about the real Reinhard Heydrich and his assassination. Read about the assassins, Jan Kubiš and Josef Gabčík.

Cast and Crew

Anthropoid is directed by Sean Ellis and stars Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Anthropoid movie is November 1, 2016. Here are some details…

Anthropoid releases to home video (DVD or Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD) on November 1, 2016.

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Another group of men attempt to assassinate WWII leaders, and especially Hitler in Valkyrie.