14A(14A) Brutal Violence, Not Recommended For Children


Adventure/Drama. After he is injured and left for dead, a frontier scout (Leonardo DiCaprio) struggles against great hardship to seek vengeance against the man responsible (Tom Hardy).

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, scatological slang, profanity, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, some involving animals, in the context of war and survival - blood and brutal detail
  • Portrayal of sexual assault - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a historical context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Justice versus revenge
  • Cycles of violence
  • The will to survive

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent portrayals of brutal violence

Classification date

December 15, 2015