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Coriolanus is based on a Shakespearean play about the legendary Roman general Gaius Marcius Coriolanus. This adaption, set in modern times, stars Ralph Fiennes as Coriolanus, a fallen hero who joins forces with his previously sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius (Gerard Butler) to lead an attack on the city.

Why is Coriolanus rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Coriolanus is rated R for for some bloody violence.

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.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Frequent depictions of shooting, stabbing, fighting and explosion.

- Portrayal of suicide, with blood and some detail.

- Scenes containing some grotesque images.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.

Language:

- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.