Why is Contraband rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Contraband is rated R for for violence, pervasive language and brief drug use.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent explicit violence.
- Depictions of fighting, beating and shooting.
- Frequent hand-to-hand and weapons violence, with some blood and detail shown.
- Disturbing scenes.
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail and blood.
- Sexual references.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent use of profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Detailed scene depicting illegal drug use.
- Substance abuse.
- Tobacco use.