Whiteout parents guide

Whiteout Parent Guide

Release date September 11, 2009

A murder at McMurdo Station has U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko (Kate Beckinsale) desperately trying to find the killer before the lights go out during Antarctica's six-month-long night of winter.

Why is Whiteout rated R? The MPA rated Whiteout R for violence, grisly images, brief strong language and some nudity.

Run Time: 100 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 Whiteout rated R? Whiteout is rated R by the MPAA for violence, grisly images, brief strong language and some nudity.

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 shootings, stabbings and fighting (details shown).

- Gory images and disturbing scenes, including gory wounds, injuries and mutilated corpses.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Male frontal nudity is seen in a non-sexual context.

- Portrayals of print pornography (buttock nudity and a little detail shown).

- Mild sexual references and innuendo.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive.

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

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Substance abuse.

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News About "Whiteout"

Cast and Crew

Whiteout is directed by Dominic Sena and stars Kate Beckinsale, Gabriel Macht, Tom Skerritt.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Whiteout movie is January 19, 2010. Here are some details…

Whiteout releases to DVD and Blu-ray on January 19, 2010.

Related home video titles:

McMurdo Station and the real inhabitants of the South Pole are the focus of the documentary Encounters at the End of the World, while the family drama Eight Below tells the tale of a team of huskies left to endure Antarctica’s dark winter. Kate Beckinsale searches for a romatic stranger (insted of a murderer) in Serendipity, and plays a rebeloius teenager facing incareration abroad in Brokedown Place.