Why is Act of Valor rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Act of Valor is rated R for for strong violence including some torture, and for language.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, burning and explosion.
- Frequent explicit violence.
- Violent acts shown in clear, realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Portrayal of torture.
- Disturbing scenes.
- Gory images.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions.