Kon-Tiki parents guide

Kon-Tiki Parent Guide

Release date May 3, 2013

In 1947, Norwegian Thor Heyerdal set out to prove South Americans in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the ocean and settled in Polynesia. In this docu-drama, his epic 4300-mile sea voyage is recounted.

Why is Kon-Tiki rated PG-13? The MPA rated Kon-Tiki PG-13 or a disturbing violent sequence

Run Time: 118 minutes

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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 Kon-Tiki rated PG-13? Kon-Tiki is rated PG-13 by the MPAA or a disturbing violent sequence

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


- Two frightening scenes depicting threat, intensity and suspense.

- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence involving animals in a survival context, with blood and some detail.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Non-sexual nudity.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Infrequent mild cursing.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Infrequent depictions of alcohol and tobacco use.

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News About "Kon-Tiki"

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Cast and Crew

Kon-Tiki is directed by Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg and stars Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Gustaf Skarsgård.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Kon-Tiki movie is August 27, 2013. Here are some details…

Kon-Tiki releases to home video on August 27, 2013.

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Survival at sea is depicted in the fictional films: Treasure Island, Lifeboat, Cast Away, and Moby Dick. Mutiny on the Bounty is also based on a true story.