Brothers Grimsby, The

Information and ratings for Brothers Grimsby, The

18A(18A) Crude Sexual Content


Comedy. A dimwitted man (Sacha Baron Cohen) finds his long lost brother (Mark Strong) who is an undercover agent for British Intelligence.

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of vulgar expressions
  • Frequent crude sexual references - some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of human and animal sexual activity in a comic context - brief female frontal and male genital nudity, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of and references to crude bodily functions - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Nature versus nurture
  • The importance of family
  • Risk and reward

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for crude and detailed sexual content in a comic context

Classification date

February 17, 2016