Children of Men parents guide

Children of Men Parent Guide

Release date December 24, 2006

Painting the world with a bleak, childless future, this movie (based on a P.D. James sci-fi novel) follows the dangerous journey of a man (Clive Owen) and his former girlfriend (Julianne Moore) who are trying to secretly transport a pregnant woman (Claire-Hope Ashitey) to safety.

Why is Children of Men rated R? The MPA rated Children of Men R for strong violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity

Run Time: 109 minutes

Children of Men
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 Children of Men rated R? Children of Men is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity

Content Information:

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

Overall Theme

HopeBtries to grow even in the harsh environment of a fascist society.


- Frequent portrayals of graphic violence and weapon use (blood shown).

- Portrayals of bloodied injuries, corpses and dismembered body parts.

- Occasional gory images and disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content

- Sexual references and nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Coarse language, frequent use of a sexual expletive, scatological slang and slurs.

Drug and Alcohol Use

- Portrayals of recreational drug use and substance abuse.

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Cast and Crew

Children of Men is directed by and stars Clive Owen, Julianne More, Michael Caine.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Children of Men movie is March 26, 2007. Here are some details…