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14A(14A) Coarse Language


Drama. In Baltimore, a teenager (Jahi Di'Allo Winston) wants to join a dirt-bike gang like his late brother.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions; infrequent use of profanity, sexual slurs, and sexual references
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence – some blood, little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Cycles of violence
  • Friendship
  • Class and power
  • Opportunity, aptitude, and choice

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language

Classification date

March 23, 2020