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The class system has reached universal proportions in this dystopian tale of a future Earth that has become so polluted that all who can afford to do so live on a man-made space station instead. That leaves only the poor on the planets surface -- an injustice Max De Costa (Matt Damon) determines to change.
Why Is Elysium Rated R?
Elysium is rated R for strong bloody violence and language throughout
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Elysium...
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.
- Depictions of fighting, beating, shooting, stabbing, dismemberment, mutilation and explosion.
- Frequent gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence (sometimes involving children),with blood, gore and some detail.
- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Frequent explicit violence.
- Detailed disturbing scenes.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
Approximately 185 instances of coarse language:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Substance abuse.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Elysium...
Elysium releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) om December 17, 2013.