14A(14A) Gory Brutal Violence

Synopsis

Action/Adventure. When his wife is killed, Lone Wolf (TomisaburĂ´ Wakayama) takes his infant son (Akihiro Tomikawa) on the road as an assassin for hire.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing
  • Pervasive portrayals of weapons violence in a samurai context - much blood, dismemberment, and detail
  • Portrayal of sexual assault - breast nudity, no detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Revenge and retribution
  • Father/son bonds
  • Dedication to purpose

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for pervasive gory brutal violence in a genre context

Classification date

January 26, 2018