Blood Diamond parents guide

Blood Diamond Parent Guide

What price will you pay?

Release date December 7, 2006

A quest for a rare pink diamond draws together an ex Mercenary from Zimbabwe (Leonardo DiCaprio), a Sierra Leone fisherman (Djimon Hounsou) and an idealistic American journalist (Jennifer Connelly) --although each has their own personal reasons and rational for trying to get their hands on the gem.

Why is Blood Diamond rated R? The MPA rated Blood Diamond R for strong violence and language

Run Time: 143 minutes

Blood Diamond
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Blood Diamond rated R? Blood Diamond is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence and language

- Depictions of graphic violence including shootings, beatings, and explosions.
- Portrayals of children being abducted and forced into military service.
- Depictions of injured persons, dismemberment and mutilated corpses.
- Detailed hand-to-hand combat and weapons violence—blood shown. .
- Portrayal of torture and execution
- Disturbing content.

Sexual Content:
- Infrequent use of crude sexual language and sexual references.
- Some embracing and kissing.

- Use of coarse language, terms of deity used as expletives, and racial slurs.
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

Drug and Alcohol Use:
- Characters are shown smoking.
- Some substance abuse is depicted.
- Children are drugged.

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News About "Blood Diamond"

The movie looks at the controversial practice of selling diamonds mined by slave labor. Learn more about this children mining for diamonds.

Cast and Crew

Blood Diamond is directed by and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Blood Diamond movie is March 19, 2007. Here are some details…

Blood Diamond release to home video on March 19, 2007.

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Leonardo DiCaprio also stars in Inception and Catch Me If You Can.