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Dir: Andrew Dominik. Drama. Based on the novel by Joyce Carol Oates. Follows a fictionalized version of the life of Marilyn Monroe (Ana de Armas), including her film career, and her marriages to two men (Bobby Cannavale, Adrien Brody).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of profanity, cursing, scatological slang, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual violence - some male genital nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context, some involving children, some including breast nudity - some blood and detail; infrequent portrayals of non-consensual medical procedures including hand-to-hand violence - some genital nudity
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - some breast and buttock nudity
  • Frequent breast nudity, and infrequent buttock and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking, alcohol use, and prescription drug abuse - some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Gender and power
  • Public versus private lives
  • Coping with fame

Classification rationale

Rated R for sexual content and sexual violence

Classification date

September 09, 2022

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