Beirut

Information and ratings for Beirut

14A(14A) Coarse Language, Violence

Synopsis

Thriller. Years after a tragic event claimed the life of his wife, a man (Jon Hamm) returns to Beirut to negotiate the release of a former friend (Mark Pellegrino).

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence – some blood and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in recreational and historical contexts

Thematic elements

  • Confronting the past
  • Loss and grief
  • Negotiation tactics

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent coarse language and violence

Classification date

March 27, 2018