Zombieland (2009) Poster


Parents Guide

Add to guide
Showing all 28 items


MPAA Rated R for horror violence/gore and language

Sex & Nudity

  • A zombie wearing a tank top is seen. No nudity.
  • A character glances at another characters clothed butt. Another character scolds him.
  • In the opening credits, you see a naked female zombie running in slo-mo. While you can clearly see breasts,nipples are not visible. Nipple tassels are though.
  • Wichita tells Columbus she kissed someone and he asks if they used their tongues.
  • A few sexual conversations and jokes but they are very mild.

Violence & Gore

  • A female zombie chases a man around an apartment building. He kills the zombie by hitting it in the head with a baseball bat. (We don't see this happen)
  • A woman hits a zombie in the head with a guitar.
  • A man in a car drives up to a disemboweled zombie on the highway and opens his door, hitting it, and he drives over it.
  • At the opening credits of the movie a women is in a car surrounded by zombies, she then drives away from them until she hits a car and flies out the front window of the car and hits her head on the pavement. A trail of blood is seen when she slides across it.
  • A person falls out of a car and a bunch of zombies go over to him. (It's implied he dies, but the camera cuts before we see this happen.)
  • In the blurred background of a shot, a zombie can be seen in front of a dead man (supposedly eating him. We don't see this happen.)
  • A man goes up to a car and see's 2 hands on the steering wheel not attached to a human. No gore is visible and this is meant to be funny.
  • Tallahassee punches Columbus in the arm. (not a concern)


  • 3 obscene hand gestures
  • 25 uses of "fuck" (1 paired with "mother"), 1 brief use of "c*nt", 15 uses of "shit", 4 uses of "bitch", 3 uses of "ass", 3 uses of "bastard", 2 uses of "Goddamn", 1 use of "hell", 1 use of "Jesus Christ", 4 uses of "oh my God", 1 use of "cock", and 1 use of "piss".

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Tallahassee smokes a cigar.
  • A man lights marijuana in a multi-tubed device, with a man and girl putting a tube to their mouths. They seem to be high momentarily in the next scene.
  • A guy and a girl each drink from a bottle of wine twice during one scene.
  • A man drinks a shot of liquor and offers one to another guy who pours it out the car window while he's not looking.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There is one scene in a haunted house with a couple jump scares, which may seem frightening to some people.
  • A fairly violent sequence early on. There are two or three jump scenes involving zombies that suddenly appear (just momentarily scary).
  • Zombies are very scary. Gore is not visible though.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Violence & Gore

  • There's a massive final battle between the protagonists and the zombies. Tallahassee and Columbus drive through a theme park ramming into and running over zombies, and Tallahassee holes up in a game booth and takes on a large group of zombies, shooting all of them graphically. Columbus battles a clown zombie, hitting it with a hammer and brutally bashing its head in.
  • Wichita and Little Rock drive through a theme park in a car and hit some zombies, and both get out and shoot more zombies as they run. They get on a ride, and kick some zombies that grab onto it, and they fall to their deaths.
  • A man is accidentally shot in the chest, we see a bloody wound for a bit. He dies slowly.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Bill Murray's death may be sad for some (although it is still played along with comedy)
  • The little girls as zombies can be frightening.
  • In one scene, it is revealed that the zombie apocalypse took Tallahassee's son. This scene is VERY emotional

See also

Taglines | Plot Summary | Synopsis | Plot Keywords

Recently Viewed