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14A(14A) Coarse Language


Comedy. A documentary filmmaker (Rob Reiner) explores the daily life of an aging rock band (Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer) as they tour the US in support of a new album.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The bonds of friendship
  • The artistic temperament
  • Satire and parody

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and drug use

Classification date

October 09, 2019