Why is The Expendables rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: The Expendables is rated R for for strong action and bloody violence throughout, and for some language.
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.
- Occasional gory/grotesque images.
- Explicit depictions of decapitation and dismemberment.
- Graphic portrayals of brutality and torture.
- Frequent gun, weapons and hand-to-hand violence , as well as explosions (some blood and detail shown).
- Infrequent use of coarse sexual language and references.
-Embracing and kissing.
- Approximately 18 instances of coarse language including the sexual expletive (in a non-sexual context), as well as scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Portrayals of tobacco use.