Death Wish (2018)

Information and ratings for Death Wish (2018)

18A(18A) Violence

Synopsis

Drama/Action. Based on the novel by Brian Garfield. After his wife (Elisabeth Shue) and daughter (Camila Morrone) are attacked, a man (Bruce Willis) takes justice into his own hands.

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
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, some in a torture context - some suffering, much blood and detail

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Perspectives on vigilantism
  • Power and control

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for frequent portrayals of violence

Classification date

February 15, 2018