Why is Machete rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Machete is rated R for for strong bloody violence throughout, language, some sexual content and nudity.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.
- Graphic portrayals of torture and brutality.
- Explicit depictions of stabbing, shooting, dismemberment and decapitation.
- Pervasive hand-to-hand and weapons violence (blood, gore and detailed wounds depicted).
- Frequent portrayals of corpses (gruesome details shown).
- Detailed gory and grotesque images.
- Frequent disturbing scenes.
- Four scenes of breasts and buttocks nudity seen in sexual contexts.
- Nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Crude content.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang and cursing.
- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Some substance abuse.
- Tobacco use.