R(Restricted)

Synopsis

Drama. A male prostitute (Melvin Van Peebles) goes on the run after saving a Black Panther from some racist police officers.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in sexual or aggressive contexts; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence – some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity, some involving minors – breast, buttock, female and male frontal nudity; infrequent depictions of sexual activity – buttock and breast nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent breast, buttock, and male frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Corruption
  • Race
  • Power and control

Classification rationale

Rated R for detailed sexual content, some involving minors

Classification date

January 23, 2019