Splice parents guide

Splice Parent Guide

Release date June 4, 2010

Knowingly ignoring legal and ethical practices, scientists Clive and Elsa (Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley) splice together DNA samples from humans and animals. Their excitement over the birth of the resulting creature (played by Delphine Chanéac) is short lived however when the winged, female entity unexpectedly turns hostile.

Why is Splice rated R? The MPA rated Splice R for disturbing elements including strong sexuality, nudity, sci-fi violence and language.

Run Time: 105 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 Splice rated R? Splice is rated R by the MPAA for disturbing elements including strong sexuality, nudity, sci-fi violence and language.

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


- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Upsetting or disturbing scenes, including nightmarish and frightening images.

- Portrayals of graphic violence.

- Frequent depictions of creature and weapons violence, as well as stabbings (blood and some impact shown).

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity seen in non-sexual contexts.

- Portrayals of simulated sexual activity (breast, buttock and female frontal nudity shown).

- Portrayal of sexual assault (shown in some detail, but with no nudity).

- Embracing and kissing.

- Implied sexual activity.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and vulgar expressions.

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News About "Splice"

Cast and Crew

Splice is directed by Vincenzo Natali and stars Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chanéac.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Splice movie is October 5, 2010. Here are some details…

Splice releases to DVD and Blu-ray on October 5, 2010.

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