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Still shot from the movie: Kick-Ass.


Mild mannered Dave Lizewski (Johnson) fantasizes about being a super hero, so the teen dons a green suit and hits the streets (and the bad guys) with only a couple of baseball bats for weapons. When his heroics are broadcast over the Internet, other wannabe action figures decide to follow his example. Get the movie review and more. »


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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 119
Theater Release: 16 Apr 2010
Video Release: 03 Aug 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Kick-Ass Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent portrayals of graphic violence.

- Pervasive gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence (blood and detailed wounds shown).

- Several scenes of explicit violence depicting shooting, stabbing and dismemberment.

- Several scenes of violence depicting fighting, burning and electrocution.

- Infrequent portrayals of torture (some blood and detail shown).

- Portrayals of corpses with detailed wounds.

- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.

- Frequent disturbing scenes.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity in seen in a non-sexual context.

- Portrayals of sexual activity (no nudity shown).

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing, kissing and fondling.


- Approximately 128 instances of coarse language.

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, once in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, sexual slurs and profanity

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Two scenes of drug use and substance abuse.

- Depictions of smoking.

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