American Ultra parents guide

American Ultra

You won't believe some of the things people can do when they are under the influence.

Only in the movies can a guy high on drugs (Jesse Eisenberg) defeat sober government agents sent to eliminate him! According to the script, the stoner is unaware that he is actually a trained operative. Apparently his habit has made him a liability to the department -- but it hasn't impaired his ability to defend himself or his substance-abusing girlfriend (Kristen Stewart).

Why is American Ultra rated R? The MPAA rated American Ultra R for strong bloody violence, language throughout, drug use and some sexual content.

American Ultra
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is American Ultra rated R? American Ultra is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence, language throughout, drug use and some sexual content.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Visually explicit portrayals of violence with realistic detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Frequent depictions of fighting, beating, shooting, stabbing and explosion.
- Pervasive portrayals of gun, hand-to-hand, and weapons violence with blood and detail.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Upsetting or disturbing scenes.
- Torture.

Sexual Content:
Non-sexual nudity.
- Scene depicting sexual content.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 130 instances of coarse language, including;
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, and crude sexual references.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Frequent portrayals of and references to illegal drug use for recreational purposes.
- Several scenes of drug use involving marijuana, cocaine and LSD.
- Substance abuse.
- Tobacco use.
- Excessive alcohol use.

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American Ultra
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence, Coarse Language, Drug Use.
Alberta 14A Brutal Violence, Substance Abuse, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes, Coarse Language.
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

American Ultra is directed by Nima Nourizadeh and stars Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Connie Britton .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of American Ultra movie is November 24, 2015. Here are some details…

American Ultra releases to home video on November 24, 2015.

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Jesse Eisenberg also appears in The Social Network, and lends his voice talents to the animation Rio. Kristen Stewart is best know for her role in The Twilight Saga, but turns in a surprisingly good performance in the film Still Alice.