Carrie parents guide

Carrie Parent Guide

Release date October 18, 2013

The consequences of bullying prove worse for the perpetrators than the victim when Carrie (Chloë Grace Moretz) turns her telekinetic talents on her taunting teen peers. This movie is a remake of a 1976 horror film and is based on a Stephen King novel.

Why is Carrie rated R? The MPA rated Carrie R for bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexual content.

Run Time: 100 minutes

Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Carrie rated R? Carrie is rated R by the MPAA for bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexual content.

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


- Frequent explicit violence.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.


- Frequent violence, some self-inflicted, some in a domestic context and most in a supernatural context (blood and some detail shown).

- Frequent portrayals of emotional suffering and psychological distress.

- Several depictions of slapping, beating, stabbing and electrocution.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Detailed disturbing scenes.

- Bullying.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Brief portrayal of sexual activity with no nudity, but some detail.

- Sexual references.


- Infrequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of cursing, crude sexual language, and vulgar expressions.

- Slurs.

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News About "Carrie"

This movie is a remake of the 1976 movie Carrie. The screenplay for both films is based on a novel by horror writer Stephen King.

Cast and Crew

Carrie is directed by Kimberly Peirce and stars Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore and Judy Greer.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Carrie movie is January 14, 2014. Here are some details…

The 2013 re-make of Carrie is releasing to home video on January 14, 2014.

Related home video titles:

Another teen uses her secret powers when pushed by her peers in Beautiful Creatures. People with unusual talents are features in the more family-friendly films Escape To Witch Mountain and Race to Witch Mountain. Some real consequences of abuse are examined in the documentary Bully.