Why is Evil Dead rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Evil Dead is rated R for for strong bloody violence and gore, some sexual content and language.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.
- Visually explicit portrayals of violence.
- Pervasive portrayals of gruesome violence and deaths with blood, gore, and detailed wounds.
- Frequent detailed portrayals of frightening images and corpses.
- Explicit depictions of dismemberment and decapitation.
- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, stabbing, burning and mutilation.
- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.
- Two scenes of crude content depicting vomit and urine.
- Nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent cursing and profanity.
- Infrequent use of vulgar expressions in an aggressive context.
- Infrequent use of crude sexual expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- References to drugs, alcohol or tobacco.
- Tobacco use.
- Substance abuse.