Macbeth parents guide

Macbeth Parent Guide

Another version of Shakespeare's tale this way comes.

Release date December 11, 2015

When a trio of witches prophesy that Macbeth (Michael Fassbender) will one day become king of Scotland, he and his wife (Marion Cotillard) decide to help fate along by killing off any competition for the throne.

Why is Macbeth rated R? The MPA rated Macbeth R for strong violence and brief sexuality.

Run Time: 113 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 Macbeth rated R? Macbeth is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence and brief sexuality.

- Violent acts shown in realistic detail, with blood and tissue damage.
- Frequent non-explicit violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Depictions of fighting, beating and stabbing, with blood and some detail.
- Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, most in a combat context, some involving children.
- Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Occasional disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Implied sexual activity.
- Embracing and kissing.

- Occasional use of mild profanity.
- Limited use of slurs.

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News About "Macbeth"

Learn more about Shakespeare and his play Macbeth. The title character of classic drama is based on the real Macbeth, King of Scotland.

Cast and Crew

Macbeth is directed by Justin Kurzel and stars Jack Madigan, Frank Madigan, Michael Fassbender.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Macbeth movie is March 8, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Macbeth
release Date: 8 March 2016
Macbeth (2015) releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital HD) with the following extras:
- Q&A with Michael Fassbender
- “Making Macbeth” featurette

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Shakespeare’s classic plays have been adapted to film in Much Ado About Nothing and Romeo and Juliet (2013).