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Coriolanus is based on a Shakespearean play about the legendary Roman general Gaius Marcius Coriolanus. This adaption, set in modern times, stars Ralph Fiennes as Coriolanus, a fallen hero who joins forces with his previously sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius (Gerard Butler) to lead an attack on the city.
Why Is Coriolanus Rated R?
Coriolanus is rated R for some bloody violence.
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This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Frequent depictions of shooting, stabbing, fighting and explosion.
- Portrayal of suicide, with blood and some detail.
- Scenes containing some grotesque images.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Embracing and kissing.
- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
Drug and Alcohol Use:
- Tobacco use.
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Other modern adaptations of Shakespeare’s works are West Side Story, She’s The Man and Romeo and Juliet. The challenges of producing one of his plays are shown in Me and Orson Welles and Looking For Richard. And the authenticity of his penmanship is challenged in the historical drama Anonymous.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Coriolanus...
Coriolanus is releasing to home video no May 29, 2012.