Why is Gangster Squad rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Gangster Squad is rated R for for strong violence and language.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Frequent explicit violence.
- Depictions of beating, shooting, stabbing, mutilation, burning and explosion.
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with details, blood and tissue damage.
- Detailed disturbing scenes.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of profanity, crude sexual expressions and vulgar expressions.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang.
- Frequent use of ethno-cultural slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).