Why is The Ides of March rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: The Ides of March is rated R for for pervasive language.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Occasional upsetting scenes.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Implied and simulated sexual activity (no nudity).
- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Tobacco use.
- Some substance abuse.