Why is Machete Kills rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Machete Kills is rated R for for strong bloody violence throughout, language and some sexual content.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent scenes of explicit violence.
- Pervasive hand-to-hand, weapons and gun violence, with blood, gore and detailed wounds.
- Depictions of shooting, fighting, decapitation, burning and disembowelment.
- Depiction of torture.
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Detailed disturbing scenes.
- Frequent horror and gory/grotesque images.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Sexual language, references and innuendo.
- Buttocks nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Sexually suggestive scene.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Crude content.
Approximately 85 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in an aggressive or sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing and vulgar expressions.
- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs and crude sexual language.
Alcohol and Drug Use>
- References to drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco.
- Tobacco use.