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FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) gets in over her head when she joins a government task force trying to stop drug trafficking along the boarder of the U.S. and Mexico.

MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, grisly images, and language.

Why is Sicario rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Sicario is rated R for for strong violence, grisly images, and language.

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:
- Frequent explicit violence with realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Frequent references to violence and torture, with some detail.
- Frequent disturbing scene.
- Frequent gory and grotesque images.
- Depictions of beating, shooting and explosion, with 
some blood and detail.
- Frequent portrayals of corpses.

Sexual Content:
- Two scenes of nudity (depicting buttocks and genitalia) in non-sexual contexts.
- Sexual references.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Fondling.

Language:
Approximately 65 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco use.
- Alcohol use.

Sicario
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A