Picture from Sin City

Paying homage to Film Noir, Sin City follows the dark dealings of a revenge seeking thug (Mickey Rourke), and erotic photographer (Clive Owen), a lady of the night (Rosario Dawson), a corrupt cop (Benicio Del Toro) and a former officer (Bruce Willis) who is trying to protect a stripper (Jessica Alba).

Why is Sin City rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Sin City is rated R for for sustained strong stylized violence, nudity and sexual content including dialogue.

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 gun, hand-to-hand and weapons violence with detailed blood and gore.

Sexual Content:

- Portrayal of sexual activity with breast nudity

- Breast nudity in a non-sexual context.


- Coarse language.