Klute (1971) [reclassified 2018]

Information and ratings for Klute (1971) [reclassified 2018]

14A(14A) Mature Subject Matter

Synopsis

Drama. A detective (Donald Sutherland) searches for a missing man and his only lead is a New York call girl (Jane Fonda).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence in an attempted murder context - no blood, little detail
  • Portrayal of sexual activity - breast nudity, little detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use in a recreational context; infrequent references to illegal drug use in an addiction context

Thematic elements

  • The search for the truth
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Power and control

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and sexual content in a mature context

Classification date

January 19, 2018