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Keanu Reeves directs and acts in this martial arts movie about a skilled man of Tai Chi (Tiger Hu Chen) who becomes involved in a profitable, but illegal, fight club.

MPAA Rating: R for violence.

Why is Man of Tai Chi rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Man of Tai Chi is rated R for for violence.

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:


- Frequent explicit violence.

- Pervasive gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a martial arts context, with some blood, detail, and intensity.

- Frequent scenes of violence depicting fighting, beating, stabbing and shooting.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Some scenes may frighten children.


- Infrequent mild cursing.

- Subtitled.

Man of Tai Chi
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children Brutal Violence.
Ontario 14A Subtitled, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A