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14A(14A) Gory Violence, Coarse Language

Synopsis

Drama. A Pentagon staff member (Sebastian Stan) investigates a medal request for a deceased Vietnam War hero (Jeremy Irvine).

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and profanity; infrequent use of vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun and weapons violence in a war context – blood and some gory detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context
  • Portrayal of a crude bodily function – no nudity, little detail

Thematic elements

  • The horrors of war
  • Honour and remembrance
  • Commitment and dedication

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and some gory violence in a war context

Classification date

January 20, 2020