14A(14A) Coarse Language, Violence

Synopsis

War/Drama. During World War I, two British soldiers (Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay) are sent into German territory to deliver a message to a colonel (Benedict Cumberbatch).

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions; infrequent use of scatological slang
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a war context – blood, corpses, and wound detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in recreational and historical contexts

Thematic elements

  • The horrors of war
  • Commitment to a purpose
  • Duty, responsibility, and perseverance

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for detailed war violence and coarse language

Classification date

December 19, 2019