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14A(14A) Violence, Coarse Language

Synopsis

Science Fiction. A super-powered construction worker (Robbie Amell) falls in with a group of criminals (Stephen Amell) in order to raise the funds to help his ill mother (Kari Matchett).

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, often in a science fiction context – blood and some detail
  • Brief breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Power and control
  • Self-acceptance
  • Desperation

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for genre violence and coarse language

Classification date

November 26, 2019