14A(14A) Coarse Language, Violence, Mature Subject Matter

Synopsis

Drama/Comedy. While training for the 1994 Winter Olympics, figure skater Tony Harding's (Margot Robbie) life is upended when her ex-husband (Sebastian Stan) is involved in an assault on her competitor.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and developmental and sexual slurs
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, most in a domestic context, some involving children – some blood, detail, and impact
  • Portrayal of a sexual assault – no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – no nudity, little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Class and expectations
  • Public versus private lives
  • The impact of domestic violence
  • Action and consequence

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent coarse language, detailed portrayals of domestic abuse, and some sexual content

Classification date

November 30, 2017