Rape Of Recy Taylor, The

Information and ratings for Rape Of Recy Taylor, The

PG(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter, Disturbing Content, Not Recommended For Young Children


Documentary. After Recy Taylor is gang raped in 1944, she, her family, and a group of civil rights activists work to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing and ethno-cultural and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent depictions and portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, most in an historical film clip context – little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual assault - little detail; frequent references to sexual assault – little detail
  • Infrequent descriptions or and references to sexual activity – some detail
  • Brief depictions and portrayals of tobacco use in a historical context

Thematic elements

  • Activism and solidarity
  • Racism and injustice
  • The impact of sexual violence

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature and disturbing subject matter involving sexual violence and racism in a documentary context

Classification date

February 28, 2018