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Set in Paris during World War II, this movie tells the tale of an Inglourious group of Jewish-American soldiers called "The Basterds," that set out to terrorize the Third Reich by brutally killing Nazis.

MPAA Rating: R for strong graphic violence, language and brief sexuality.

Why is Inglourious Basterds rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Inglourious Basterds is rated R for for strong graphic violence, language and brief sexuality.

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.


- Frequent graphic violence, including gun and weapons use, and hand-to-hand confrontations (blood and detail shown).

- Some gory and grotesque images and disturbing scenes.

- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent use of sexual language.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Brief portrayals of simulated sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

- Use of ethno-cultural slurs and derogatory cultural descriptions.

Alcohol and Drug Use:

- Frequent tobacco use.

- Some substance abuse.

Inglourious Basterds
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Violence.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Disturbing Content.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 18A