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Still shot from the movie: Elysium.

Elysium

The class system has reached universal proportions in this dystopian tale of a future Earth that has become so polluted that all who can afford to do so live on a man-made space station instead. That leaves only the poor on the planets surface -- an injustice Max De Costa (Matt Damon) determines to change. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 110
Theater Release: 09 Aug 2013
Video Release: 17 Dec 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Elysium Rated R?


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.

- Depictions of fighting, beating, shooting, stabbing, dismemberment, mutilation and explosion.

- Frequent gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence (sometimes involving children),with blood, gore and some detail.

- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Frequent explicit violence.

- Detailed disturbing scenes.

- Gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and innuendo.

Language:

Approximately 185 instances of coarse language:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Smoking.

- Substance abuse.

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