Why is The Hurt Locker rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: The Hurt Locker is rated R for for war violence and language.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent portrayals of graphic violence.
- Occasional gory images.
- Frequent scenes depicting explosions, shootings, and fighting;
- Portrayal of corpses (some blood and detail shown).
- Portrayal of a quasi autopsy (little detail shown).
- Disturbing scenes.
- Use of sexual references and vulgar expressions.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Use of scatological slang and profanity.
- Infrequent use of racial slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Depictions of smoking.