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Dir: John Madden. War/Drama. Based on the book by Ben Macintyre. During World War II, British intelligence officers (Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen) work on a plan to deceive the Germans by hiding false papers on a corpse.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of vulgar expressions, cursing, and profanity
  • Frequent portrayals of corpse handling, some in a surgical context - some detail; infrequent portrayals of war violence - little blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes - little detail, no nudity
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Appearance versus reality
  • Dedication to a purpose
  • Behind the scenes

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and coarse language

Classification date

May 04, 2022

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