Why is The Mechanic rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: The Mechanic is rated R for for strong brutal violence throughout, language, some sexual content and nudity.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Visually explicit portrayals of violence.
- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.
- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.
- Detailed gory and grotesque images.
- Depictions of shooting, stabbing, beating, fighting, explosions and car crashes.
- Portrayals of sexual activity.
- Brief breast and buttock nudity seen in a sexual situation.
- Simulated sexual activity.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Mild sexual references.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity and mild cursing.
Drug and Alcohol Use
- Substance abuse.
- Frequent smoking.