Schindler's List

1993 195 Mins Audio: English Maturity Rating 16+
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Watch or Download Schindler's List 1993. Director Steven Spielberg, Cast Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes,

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II. Movie Schindler's List

Drama, History, War,

Film Noir,

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Schindler's List Parent guide
MPAA Reason
Rated R for language, some sexuality and actuality violence.

BBFC Reason
strong violence, threat, language SCHINDLER'S LIST is a US historical drama, from 1993, in which a German businessman saves the lives of Jewish prisoners held in a concentration camp during WWII.

BBFC Ratings info
SCHINDLER'S LIST is a US historical drama, from 1993, in which a German businessman saves the lives of Jewish prisoners held in a concentration camp during WWII. Violence: There are scenes of strong violence, including people being shot, resulting in brief blood spurts and sight of blood pooling on the ground. Threat: There are several scenes of threat, associated with Nazi violence and the Holocaust. Language: There are a number of uses of strong language ('f**k'), as well as various uses of milder bad language (eg 'bitch', 'shit'). The film is set in a German concentration camp during WWII, resulting in frequent upsetting references to the genocide of Jews and the mistreatment of Jews under the Nazi regime.

Sex & Nudity
Sex & Nudity Reason
Women take off their clothes and enter a shower. During this scene, their breasts, buttocks, and pubic hair is visible. The nudity in this movie is mostly non sexual nudity and is full frontal and rear of mostly females with only a couple quick glimpses of full frontal males; 4 to 5 scenes that show topless women. This film does show nudity, but a lot of it is non-sexual and shows what the Holocaust was actually like. The nudity is even briefer due to the black and white coloring except when focused on womens breast's and women removing clothes to shower. Quite a bit of graphic female nudity- non sexual - dozens and dozens of topless and completely naked women and two or three men that clearly show uncircumcised penises. A woman is shown removing her dress with nothing underneath as the camera shows her breasts and pubic area for quite a while while women around her get undressed. Men and women take off their clothes and run in circles and men are forced to do "squats" to humiliate them as their penises are shown. Oskar is seen having sex with his mistress in a darkly lit room. There is moaning, some thrusting and you can see his lover's breast. A woman lies in Goeth's bed. Her breasts are clearly seen in various shots each lasting for 5-10 seconds. A man kisses one woman after another A woman wears a shirt that allows the form of her nipples to be seen at times. A man grabs a woman's clothed breast against her will. A man kisses a woman who does not want to be kissed Many Jewish prisoners are seen being forced to strip, run, and be examined. Full-frontal nudity of both women and men, but mostly women. Most times, the nudity is shown quite briefly. Oskar's mistress is reclining on the bed, and her breasts are seen and as she sits up she is wearing very loose and flimsy short shorts and the crack of her vagina is clearly shown.

Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
Lots of scenes of Nazis murdering innocent people and multiple scenes of brutality against innocent people. One of the most realistic and true to life depictions of violence in cinematic history A woman engineer is shot in back of her head after arguing about a building's structure with a Nazi officer. Blood flow is seen on the ground. A Nazi officer and his men confront a group of Jewish prisoners over a stolen chicken. When no one talks, he and one of his men shoot one of them at point blank range in the stomach and shoots the man a second time in the head; blood is seen pooling from his head. As the officer is about to shoot another one, a young boy steps up claiming that the dead man is the culprit. Although this movie doesn't contain a bunch of over-the-top blood and gore its still very disturbing since you see tons of innocent people getting senselessly murdered including children.. There is a sequence that lasts roughly three minutes that depicts the liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto. The sequence shows dozens of Jews being executed, however, unlike most executions in the film, barely any blood or gore is shown. The film presents a horrific, stomach-wrenching depiction of the holocaust: many, many people are seen being killed in one form or another. They are shot at point blank range, children are slaughtered, many more are killed in gas chambers. It is the kind of violence that stays with one for a long time. It is VERY, very disturbing because it is not only graphic, but also very realistic. A one-armed man struggles to shovel snow. Two Nazis shoot him; blood is seen pooling on the ground. A woman is shot through the back of the head, shown from a distance. A small bullet wound hole is shown, with blood briefly spurting and pouring on the ground. A man is pulled away from the other Jews leaving their homes, and is shot in the back of the head; the top of his head explodes and tears apart, blood pools and spurts around him. A man with an ill wife tries to tell a Nazi about her condition. Instead, she is shot in the head. Blood splatters on the man's face from the shot, and spurts from the wife's head while the man cries. A group of people hiding in a bedroom are shot (including children), one by one. The shots are offscreen, as a German Nazi official plays a cheery tune on the piano. A man wakes up and nonchalantly executes Jews through a window with a sniper rifle. When a man deems a worker to be unproductive, he marches him outside and attempts to execute him. However, despite trying two pistols, both mechanisms jam and he ends up beating the worker instead. A pile of bloody bodies is seen outside a building. A group of hospital patients are executed by Nazis with machine guns. The nurses give out cyanide to patients so they don't die from being shot. A man intimidates a young woman; she cries, and then he beats her. He pushes a shelf of wine on top of her, but she is not killed. A soldier shoots a little boy in the chest while two other soldiers hold the boy up. There is no blood: only feathers from his jacket. Dead bodies are dug up to be burned. There is a heap of them already being incinerated. A man is executed by hanging. The entire scene is shown in one shot. The man was a mass-murderer, so you don't feel bad for him.

Profanity Reason
8 uses of f**k, 2 uses of b***h, and 1 use each of h*ll, b*****d, and p***k

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
Several characters are seen drinking alcoholic beverages. One character is seen drunk in a few scenes. Smoking is frequently shown.

Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
Multiple nude corpses are shown going up a conveyor belt into a burning pile of other dead bodies. A potentially mentally ill nazi officer fires a pistol into the pile of the corpses. Half of the movie focuses on how the Jews died during the Holocaust unexpectedly which can be really sad and emotionally intense The ending can be very emotional for some. This movie isn't particularly scary, just very distrubing, violent, and tragic. Although this film is very disturbing, schools are recommended that they see this. Lots of schools show this film for educational purposes as it relates to the holocaust and its depiction of it is very accurate. The sequence of the ghetto being liquidated contains continual violence, which viewers could find emotionally disturbing. The sequence of a worker surviving an attempted execution by Amon Goeth is suspenseful. This film depicts the Holocaust and it delves deeply into the horrors of war. Because of its subject matter, it can be emotionally taxing and difficult to watch. Soldiers capture kids and put them on various trucks. being driven to their deaths. They wave to their mothers, as they, in despair, sadness and fear, run to them, but are stopped by the soldiers. The film ends by changing to real-life to depict the Schindlerjuden as well as the actors that played them in the film (all in a tragic instance of a fourth-wall break) honoring the late Oskar Schindler by placing stones on his tomb, culminating with Liam Neeson placing a pair of roses on the grave. This is extremely emotional and will definitely make a lot of people cry. A scene near the end where Schindler has an emotional breakdown at the many people he feels he failed to save is very saddening. The entire sequence at Auschwitz is extremely disturbing. Especially the shower scene.

Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment,

United States of America,




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