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14A(14A) Sexual Violence, Brutal Violence


Dir: Ridley Scott. Based on the book by Eric Jager. In medieval France, two men engage in trial by combat after the wife (Jodie Comer) of a knight (Matt Damon) accuses a squire (Adam Driver) of rape.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent brutal portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence in a historical context - much blood, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual assault - some detail, no nudity
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity and sexually suggestive scenes - some detail, no nudity
  • Infrequent breast, buttock, male and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Rivalry
  • Perspectives on truth
  • Coping with trauma

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for sexual violence and brutal violence

Classification date

September 21, 2021

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