The Tempest parents guide

The Tempest Parent Guide

Release date December 10, 2010

Taking some license with Shakespeare' script, this Tempest puts Helen Mirren in the lead role. As Prospera, she and her daughter Miranda (Felicity Jones) are banished to a remote island. But that does not stop the sorceress from stirring up trouble, or making an enemy of a slave named Caliban (Djimon Hounsou).

Why is The Tempest rated PG-13? The MPA rated The Tempest PG-13 for some nudity, suggestive content and scary images.

Run Time: 110 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 The Tempest rated PG-13? The Tempest is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some nudity, suggestive content and scary images.

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


-Scenes containing some grotesque images.

- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.

- Depictions of non-sexual nudity.

- Embracing and kissing.

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Cast and Crew

The Tempest is directed by Julie Taymor and stars Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones, Djimon Hounsou.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Tempest movie is September 13, 2011. Here are some details…

The Tempest releases to home video on September 13, 2011, with the following bonus extras:

- Audio Commentary with director Julie Taymor

- Russell Brand rehearsal riff

- Music video: Reeve Carney, “O Mistress Mine”


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Shakespeare’s works have been adapted to, or used as inspiration for many films. Based on Twelfth Night is She’s the Man. The Bard’s best know love story is presented in modern time in Romeo and Juliet, adjusted to the New York cityscape in West Side Story, and mentioned in Letters to Juliet.