14A(14A) Violence, Coarse Language

Synopsis

Action. Based on characters created by Katrin Benedikt and Creighton Rothenberger. Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) must outsmart his own agency after being framed for attempting to assassinate the President (Morgan Freeman).

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context, some in an aggressive context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Pervasive gun, weapons, vehicular, and hand-to-hand violence in an action context - blood, impact, and some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Appearances versus reality
  • Security and dedication
  • Commitment to a purpose

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for detailed violence and coarse language

Classification date

August 09, 2019