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18A(18A) Gory Scenes

Synopsis

Comedy/Horror. As a band (Chet Siegel, Jeff Riddle, Ruby McCollister) is heading out on tour, a man (David Littleton) with his own van offers to drive and be their roadie, but he's also a cannibal.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent, detailed portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - much blood, gore, and wound detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - some detail, no nudity
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions in a comic context - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Compromise
  • Group dynamics
  • Denial and complicity

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for gory scenes and violence

Classification date

June 01, 2020