18A(18A) Brutal Violence


Mandarin-language War/Action. When a coup happens in a north African country, a Chinese special forces unit (Zhang Yi, Huang Jingyu, Hai Qing) goes in to extract Chinese citizens from the country.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang and cursing
  • Pervasive portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a war context, some in a torture context - much blood, much wound detail, some suffering
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Teamwork
  • Dedication to a purpose
  • Rescue operations

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for pervasive portrayals of detailed violence in a war context

Classification date

February 21, 2018