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Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), a personal guard for the American President (Aaron Eckhart), feels like he failed in his duty in the past. But a new opportunity to protect the Commander in Chief presents itself when terrorists attack the White House.

MPAA Rating: R for strong violence and language throughout.

Why is Olympus Has Fallen rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Olympus Has Fallen is rated R for for strong violence and language throughout.

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

- Frequent depictions of beating, fighting, shooting, stabbing and explosion.

- Frequent gun, hand-to-hand, and weapons violence, with blood, impact, and some detail.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Upsetting or disturbing scenes.

- Depictions of torture.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.


Approximately 61 instances of coarse language, including:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in an aggressive context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity and cursing.

- Infrequent use of vulgar expressions.

Olympus Has Fallen
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language, Brutal Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children Brutal Violence Gory Scenes Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A