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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Violence


Documentary. Having spent much of his early life in prison, actor Danny Trejo discusses his career and how he has overcome a life of crime and addiction.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence in a cinematic context - much blood and gory detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco use; frequent references to alcohol and illegal drug use in an addiction context - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Redemption
  • Kindness and community service
  • The importance of family

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and portrayals of violence in a documentary context

Classification date

October 23, 2019