Information and ratings for Amy

14A(14A) Substance Abuse, Mature Subject Matter


Documentary. An exploration of the public life of musician Amy Winehouse from her earliest performances until her death at age 27.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, and sexual references
  • Frequent references to serious medical issues, including self-harm - some detail
  • Pervasive, detailed depictions of and references to alcohol and illegal substance abuse - some disturbing detail

Thematic elements

  • Self expression through music
  • Fame and exploitation
  • Art, depression, and vulnerability

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for detailed drug use in a documentary context

Classification date

June 22, 2015