14A(14A) Sexual Content, Coarse Language

Synopsis

Thriller/Crime. A fishing boat captain's (Matthew McConaughey) life is upturned when his ex (Anne Hathaway) tracks him down and tries to hire him to kill her abusive husband (Jason Clarke).

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of cursing and profanity; infrequent use of cursing and profanity; infrequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, and developmental slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references
  • Infrequent portrayals of violence – blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – no nudity, detail
  • Infrequent buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Father/son bonds
  • Coping with loss
  • Compulsion and escape

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for detailed sexual content, nudity, and coarse language

Classification date

December 13, 2018