The Wolfman parents guide

The Wolfman Parent Guide

Release date February 12, 2010

Some families have skeletons in their closets, but it appears the Talbots have werewolves -- or so Lawrence Talbot (Benicio Del Toro) discovers when he retuns from America to his ancestral home only to be bitten by an ancient curse.

Why is The Wolfman rated R? The MPA rated The Wolfman R for bloody horror violence and gore.

Run Time: 102 minutes

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The Wolfman
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 Wolfman rated R? The Wolfman is rated R by the MPAA for bloody horror violence and gore.

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


- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence and gory images.

- Frequent monster and hand-to-hand violence (blood, gore and detailed wounds are shown).

- Four scenes of explicit violence depicting decapitation and dismemberment.

- Scenes depicting electrocution, beatings and shootings.

- Frequent disturbing scenes.

- Frequent portrayals of corpses (in gruesome detail), and several scenes depicting the mutilation of dead bodies.

- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity is seen in a non-sexual context.

- Embracing and kissing


-Infrequent mild cursing

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Cast and Crew

The Wolfman is directed by Joe Johnston and stars Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Wolfman movie is June 1, 2010. Here are some details…

The Wolfman (both the rated theatrical version and the director’s cut of the movie) is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray June 1, 2010.

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Werewolves also make an appearance in the Twilight Saga: The New Moon and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Benicio Del Toro plays a man who is cursed by addictions in the R-rated movie Things We Lost in the Fire. Two of the co-stars of The Wolfman play other characters with secrets: See Anthony Hopkins in Hearts in Atlantis and Emily Blunt in The Jane Austen Book Club.