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14A(14A) Violence

Synopsis

Dir: Gina Prince-Bythewood. Historical/Action/Drama. In a thriving 19th century African kingdom, a young woman (Thuso Mbedu) joins an elite group of female warriors led by a general (Viola Davis) tasked with protecting the kingdom from rival tribes and colonial slave-traders.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of profanity and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapon, and hand-to-hand violence, most in a war-battle context - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual assault - no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Teamwork and empowerment
  • Colonialism and the slavery
  • Independence and strength

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence

Classification date

September 02, 2022

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