Why is Underworld: Awakening rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Underworld: Awakening is rated R for for strong violence and gore, and for some language.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of explicit violence (including decapitation, mutilation and shooting).
- Frequent non-graphic violence (including shooting, fighting, stabbing, beating, mutilation and explosion).
- Frequent portrayals of creature, gun, and weapons violence, some involving children (with blood, gore, and wound details shown).
- Detailed disturbing and offensive scenes, which may have an adverse psychological impact.
- Frequent detailed gory and grotesque images.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Limited embracing and kissing.
- Buttocks nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, and mild cursing.