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14A(14A) Violence


Dir: Lana Wachowski. Science-fiction/Action. Based on characters created by the Wachowskis. With no recollection of past events, Neo (Keanu Reeves) exists in the Matrix as a successful game developer, but he begins to question the nature of reality after seeing his former love (Carrie-Anne Moss).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence - some blood and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of transformations and creatures in a science-fiction context - no blood, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Free will versus control
  • Destiny
  • Perspectives on reality

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and violence

Classification date

December 15, 2021

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