The Cove parents guide

The Cove Parent Guide

Release date July 31, 2009

Activists and filmmakers team up to expose the danger to dolphins and humans alike in the documentary The Cove.

Why is The Cove rated PG-13? The MPA rated The Cove PG-13 for disturbing content.

Run Time: 92 minutes

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The Cove
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 The Cove rated PG-13? The Cove is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for disturbing content.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent portrayals of abuses toward animals (some blood and detail shown).
- Four scenes depicting animal slaughter.
- Infrequent descriptions and portrayals of violence towards humans (some involving children).
- Archival footage of people suffering from mercury poisoning (some detail shown).
- Occasional disturbing scenes that may frighten children.
Sexual Content:
- Verbal references to sexual activity.
- Brief portrayal of sexual activity (no nudity or detail shown).
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and cursing.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Use of tobacco.

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Cast and Crew

The Cove is directed by Louie Psihoyos, Mark Monroe. and stars .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Cove movie is December 8, 2009. Here are some details…

The Cove releases to DVD on December 8, 2009 and to Blu-ray on April 8. 2011.

The Cove on Blu-ray includes the following bonus extras:

- Audio commentary with director Louie Psihoyos and producer Fisher Stevens.

- Black Ops Covert Gear.

- Freediving..

- Mercury Rising.

- Deleted Scenes.

- Theatrical Trailer.

Related home video titles:

Dolphins also make a splash in the movie Flipper. Concern for the welfare of other species and the planet are expressed in the films March of the Penguins and An Inconvenient Truth.