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Blood is thicker than water for Russell Baze (Christian Bale), so when his younger brother Rodney (Casey Affleck) disappears under suspicious circumstances, he determines to find his sibling despite the danger of the quest.

Why is Out of the Furnace rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Out of the Furnace is rated R for for strong violence, language and drug content.

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:

Violence:

- Frequent portrayals of fighting, beating, choking and shooting, with some blood and detail.

- Frequent explicit violence.

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

- Disturbing content may have an adverse psychological impact.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent sexual language.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references.

- Crude content.

Language:

- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing and vulgar expressions.

- One use of a sexual slur.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Infrequent portrayals of illegal drug processing and use.

- Smoking.

- Detailed alcohol and substance abuse.