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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Nudity

Synopsis

Crime/Drama. A low ranking mobster (Harvey Keitel) struggles to protect his friend (Robert De Niro) from loan sharks after he incurs many debts.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, ethno-cultural slurs, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - breast nudity, little detail
  • Infrequent breast, buttock, and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The bonds of friendship
  • Obligation
  • The families we make

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language, violence, and nudity

Classification date

November 12, 2019