Atomic Blonde parents guide

Atomic Blonde Parent Guide

She's like a nuclear explosion.

Release date July 28, 2017

When Cold War activities lead to several secret service operatives getting killed, British undercover agent Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron) is sent to Berlin to investigate. To fulfill her mission, the woman with the bleached hairdo is willing to do whatever it takes, including shooting, beating, killing and having sex with male and female suspects and/or allies. This movie is based on a comic book.

Why is Atomic Blonde rated R? The MPAA rated Atomic Blonde R for sequences of strong violence, language throughout, and some sexuality/nudity.

Run Time: 115 minutes

Atomic Blonde
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Atomic Blonde rated R? Atomic Blonde is rated R by the MPAA for sequences of strong violence, language throughout, and some sexuality/nudity.

Violence:
- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Frequent explicit violence.
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Several scenes of physical assault and injury.
- Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence, some in a brutal context, with blood and detail.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Portrayals of sexual activity with breast and buttock nudity, along with some detail.
- Breast and buttock nudity seen in a non-sexual context.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Fondling.
- Crude content.

Profanity:
Approximately 55 instances of coarse and/or sexual language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use.
- Substance abuse.

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News About "Atomic Blonde"

Atomic Blonde is based on Antony Johnston's graphic novel The Coldest City.

The trailer shows Charlize Theron's version of the character Lorraine Broughton as a one-woman force, who is willing to use sex or violence to accomplish her covert missions. Although based on a comic book, the film isn't for the kids. Parents should take note of the MPAA's R-rating that cautions about Atomic Blonde's violent, sexual and language content.

From the Studio:
The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. Written by Focus Features

Cast and Crew

Atomic Blonde is directed by David Leitch and stars Sofia Boutella, Charlize Theron, James McAvoy.