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Bob Lee Swagger (Mark Wahlberg) thinks he has left his past behind, until he is asked to use his marksman skills to protect the US President. But when something goes awry and he is falsely accused of an assassination attempt, the ex-military man must find the real Shooter to clear his own name.

MPAA Rating: R for strong graphic violence and some language

Why is Shooter rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Shooter is rated R for for strong graphic violence and some language

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:


- Gory and disturbing scenes

- Some grotesque images.

- Some depictions of graphic violence.

- Frequent gun, weapons and hand-to-hand violence.

Sexual Content

- Embracing and kissing shown.


- Coarse language is used, including a sexual expletive and scatological slang.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence. Gory Scenes, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 18A