Red Cliff parents guide

Red Cliff Parent Guide

Release date November 20, 2009

Epic-style war explodes in 208 A.D. China when General Cao Cao (Zhang Fengyi) gets permission from his Emperor to put together a powerful army to fight against two rebel warlords (You Yong and Chang Chen) threatening the Han Dynasty.

Why is Red Cliff rated R? The MPA rated Red Cliff R for sequences of epic warfare.

Run Time: 148 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 Red Cliff rated R? Red Cliff is rated R by the MPAA for sequences of epic warfare.

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


- Frequent portrayals of graphic violence, including depictions of fighting, swordplay, impalement, dismemberment, explosions and combat.

- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Occasional disturbing scenes including detailed depictions of corpses.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Portrayal of sexual activity.

- Nudity seen in a brief sexual situation.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual innuendo.


- Occasional use of mild profanities.

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Cast and Crew

Red Cliff is directed by John Woo and stars Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, John Woo.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Red Cliff movie is March 23, 2010. Here are some details…

Red Cliff is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray on March 23, 2010>

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Originally titled Chi Bi, this foreign language film uses subtitles. Crouching Tiger: Hidden Dragon is another movie set in China. Epic warfare is also depicted in Troy.