Why is Kick-Ass 2 rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Kick-Ass 2 is rated R for for strong violence, pervasive language, crude and sexual content, and brief nudity.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Frequent explicit violence: acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Depictions of fighting, shooting, stabbing, dismemberment and explosion.
- Pervasive portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand to hand violence, mostly in a context of brutality, with blood and detail shown.
- Disturbing scenes.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Two sexually suggestive scenes.
- Breast nudity shown in a non-sexual context.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Crude content.
- Infrequent crude and detailed portrayals of bodily functions, including depictions of vomit and feces.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent use of detailed, aggressive sexual language and sexual slurs.
- Pervasive, often aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, profanity, and cursing.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- References to drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco.