Green Inferno, The

Information and ratings for Green Inferno, The

18A(18A) Gory Violence, Disturbing Content

Synopsis

Horror. A naïve young woman (Lorenza Izzo) joins a group of American college students on an ecological intervention in the Amazon rainforest, but all are soon in danger when they encounter a tribe of cannibals.

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions
  • Pervasive portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, some in a context of torture - blood, dismemberment, and gruesome detail
  • Frequent references to sexual violence in a context of female genital mutilation - some detail
  • Brief portrayal of sexual activity - no nudity
  • Brief breast and male genital nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of and references to illegal drug use for recreational purposes

Thematic elements

  • Naivety, altruism, and activism
  • Deception and truth
  • The limits of self-interest
  • Survival

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for pervasive gory genre violence

Classification date

August 17, 2015