Hunting Ground, The

Information and ratings for Hunting Ground, The

14A(14A) Mature Subject Matter


Documentary. An examination of the prevalence of sexual assault on American university campuses, highlighting the stories of victims who are seeking justice and raising awareness.

Content elements

  • Infrequent, sometimes aggressive, use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, sexual slurs, and vulgar expressions, some in a bullying context
  • Frequent verbal accounts of sexual violence in a context of emotional distress - some detailed sexual language
  • Infrequent references to self-harm and suicide in a context of post-traumatic stress

Thematic elements

  • Activism and support networks
  • Institutional morality, responsibility, and image management
  • Power, economics, and privilege

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for detailed references to sexual assault in a documentary context

Classification date

March 23, 2015