Why is Book of Eli rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Book of Eli is rated R for for some brutal violence and language.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Portrayals of graphic violence.
- Frequent gun and weapons violence (blood and detailed wounds shown).
- Occasional gory and grotesque images, disturbing scenes and the portrayals of corpses.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Sexual violence is briefly implied.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Use of profanities and scatological slang.
Drug and Alcohol Use:
- Some substance abuse.