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Raizo (Rain) may have been trained in the martial arts by the Ozunu Clan, but he is willing to betray the secret society of assassins to Interpol Agent Mika Coretti (Naomie Harris). However, the dangerous ninja group won't let that happen without putting up a fight -- and the job of silencing him is given to Raizo's former friend Takeshi (Rick Yune).

MPAA Rating: R for strong bloody stylized violence throughout, and language.

Why is Ninja Assassin rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Ninja Assassin is rated R for for strong bloody stylized violence throughout, and language.

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


- Explicit depictions of violence, including decapitation, dismemberment, mutilation and beating.

Pervasive portrayals of gun and weapons use,martial arts violence and hand-to-hand combat (some blood, gore and detailed wounds shown).

- Frequent gory and grotesque images.

- Frequent upsetting or disturbing scenes.

- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.

- Portrayal of a crude bodily function (shown in some detail).


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and profanity.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.

Ninja Assassin
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Violence.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language, Gory Scenes.
Quebec 16+ Horror, Violence
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A