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Dir: Christopher Nolan. Drama/Biographical. Based on the book 'American Prometheus' by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin. During WWII, J. Robert Oppenheimer works to research and design the atomic bomb.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons violence - no blood, some detail; brief portrayal of hand-to-hand violence - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of and references to suicide - some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - breast and buttock nudity, detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco use in a recreational context; infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in recreational and addiction contexts

Thematic elements

  • Power and control
  • The development of the atomic bomb
  • Dedication to a purpose

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for sexual content and nudity

Classification date

July 07, 2023

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