18A(18A) Gory Brutal Violence

Synopsis

Action/Science Fiction. A man is brought back to life as a cyborg and goes on a rampage to find the man responsible; his only ally is a mysterious man (Sharlto Copley) who seems to be indestructible.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of vulgar expressions and scatological slang
  • Pervasive portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, some in a context of torture - blood, brutality, dismemberment, and detailed wounds
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual violence - no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - breast and buttock nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of illegal drug use - some detail

Thematic elements

  • The pursuit of vengeance
  • Appearance versus reality
  • Power and control

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for pervasive, brutal genre violence and gore, some in a context of torture or sexual violence

Classification date

March 29, 2016