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14A(14A) Substance Abuse, Violence


Dir: Ralph Bakshi. Animated/Drama. Initially arriving in America from Russia in the 1900s, four generations of a Jewish immigrant family experience life through different periods of popular music.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of weapons and gun violence, some in a war context - some blood and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and illegal drug use in recreational and addiction contexts - some detail

Thematic elements

  • American popular music
  • Family legacies
  • Following you passions

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and substance abuse

Classification date

November 18, 2021

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