14A(14A) Coarse Language, Sexual Content

Synopsis

Drama. In the late 1970s, a pilot (Tom Cruise) becomes a drug smuggler while doing surveillance for the CIA.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun and hand-to-hand violence – no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Frequent portrayals of illegal substances in a trafficking context; infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Hubris
  • Corruption
  • Opportunism and greed

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and sexual content

Classification date

September 11, 2017