14A(14A) Coarse Language, Violence

Synopsis

Action/Comedy. A professional bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) is tasked with transporting a hitman (Samuel L. Jackson) to testify at a trial against a corrupt Belarusian dictator (Gary Oldman).

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in an aggressive context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of vulgar expressions, cursing, profanity, and developmental and sexual slurs
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in an action context - blood and some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and prescription drug use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Teamwork
  • Apperances vs. reality
  • True love

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and violence in a comedic context

Classification date

August 01, 2017