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14A(14A) Violence, Coarse Language


Action/Science Fiction. Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) and a cyborg (Mackenzie Davis) must protect a young woman (Natalia Reyes) from a Terminator (Gabriel Luna) that has been sent from the future.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, vehicular, and hand-to-hand violence in an action context – blood and some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of frightening transformations – some detail
  • Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Sacrifice and survival
  • Developing trust
  • Fate and destiny

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and coarse language

Classification date

October 28, 2019