Death Of Stalin, The

Information and ratings for Death Of Stalin, The

14A(14A) Coarse Language

Synopsis

Comedy. Based on the comic by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin. After Stalin (Adrian McLoughlin) dies, the other members of the Central Committee of the Communist Party (Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Palin) scramble to attain power.

Content elements

  • Pervasive use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of profanity and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Power and control
  • Trust and loyalty
  • Greed and corruption

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent use of coarse language

Classification date

March 02, 2018