Silent Partner, The (1978) [reclassified 2017]

Information and ratings for Silent Partner, The (1978) [reclassified 2017]

14A(14A) Nudity, Violence


Drama/Thriller. Based on the novel 'Think of a Number' by Anders Bodelsen. After anticipating a bank robbery and stealing some money for himself, a bank teller (Elloitt Gould) must outwit the thief (Christopher Plummer) who wants more money.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence – some blood, little detail; brief portrayal of sexual violence – breast nudity, little blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – breast nudity, little detail
  • Infrequent breast, buttock, and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Power and control
  • Greed
  • Actions and consequences

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for nudity, violence, including some sexual violence, and some coarse language

Classification date

December 05, 2017