14A(14A) Coarse Language, Violence

Synopsis

Biography/Drama. Politician Dick Cheney (Christian Bale) rises to power as the Vice President of the USA.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, scatological slang, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals and depictions of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, some in a war or torture context – some blood and detail
  • Infrequent buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context, some to excess – little detail

Thematic elements

  • Power and control
  • American politics
  • Ego and corruption

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and violence

Classification date

December 04, 2018