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14A(14A) Substance Abuse


Comedy. A pair of unemployed, alcoholic actors (Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann) take a trip to the countryside for which they are ill prepared.

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of vulgar expressions; infrequent use of scatological slang and cursing
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in recreational and abuse contexts; infrequent portrayals of cannabis in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Friendship
  • Survival
  • Incompetence

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and substance use

Classification date

January 16, 2020