Why is Conan the Barbarian rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Conan the Barbarian is rated R for for strong bloody violence, some sexuality and nudity.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence, with blood, gore and details shown.
- Explicit depictions of dismemberment.
- Pervasive and often brutal depictions of fighting, stabbing, decapitation and burning.
- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.
- Detailed gory and grotesque images.
- Frequent disturbing scenes and nightmarish images.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Frequent breast nudity in non-sexual contexts.
- Full frontal nudity seen in a sexual situation.
- Portrayal of sexual activity includes breast and buttock nudity,and some detail.
- Simulated and implied sexual activity.
- Sexual innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- One use of scatological slang term.