Daybreakers parents guide

Daybreakers Parent Guide

Release date January 8, 2010

Daybreakers takes today's popular fascination with vampires to epidemic proportions! In the movie's futuristic world almost all of mankind has turned into the blood-sucking creatures and now they are facing a shortage of food (ie: human blood).

Why is Daybreakers rated R? The MPA rated Daybreakers R for strong bloody violence, language and brief nudity.

Run Time: 99 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 Daybreakers rated R? Daybreakers is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence, language and brief nudity.

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


- Frequent explicit depictions of violence, including dismemberment, disembowelment and decapitation.

- Pervasive creature and weapons violence depicting blood, gore, detailed wounds and gruesome deaths.

- Portrayals of stabbing, shooting and mutilated corpses.

- Frequent graphic violence with detailed gory and gruesome images.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity is shown in non-sexual contexts.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.>/p>

-Frequent use of profanities,scatological slang, vulgar expressions and slurs.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).

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News About "Daybreakers"

Cast and Crew

Daybreakers is directed by Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig and stars Ethan Hawke.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Daybreakers movie is May 11, 2010. Here are some details…

Daybreakers releases to DVD and Blu-ray on May 11, 2010.

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Vampire stories have been invading popular culture as of late. You can find them touted as romantic figures (Twilight and New Moon), super heroes (Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant) and a force to be reckoned with (Van Helsing). In I Am Legend another human fights for survival when a plague turns the rest of Earth’s inhabitants into zombies.