John Wick parents guide

John Wick

Old friends -- new enemies.

A hit man named John Wicks (Keanu Reeves) comes out of retirement when his former friends start gunning for him.

Why is John Wick rated R? The MPAA rated John Wick R for strong and bloody violence throughout, language and brief drug use.

John Wick
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 John Wick rated R? John Wick is rated R by the MPAA for strong and bloody violence throughout, language and brief drug use.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence,with acts shown with realistic detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Frequent depictions of fighting, beating, shooting, stabbing and explosion.
- Pervasive gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence (sometimes involving animals), with blood and brutal detail.
-  Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes.
- Torture.

Sexual Content:
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Crude content.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 60 instances of coarse and sexual language including:
- Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco use/smoking
- Alcohol abuse in a recreational context.
- Substance abuse (scene of drug use involving marijuana).

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John Wick
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence
Alberta 14A Brutal Violence.
Manitoba 18A Violence, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Substance /Alcohol Abuse, Tobacco Use/Promotion..
Quebec 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "John Wick"

Cast and Crew

John Wick is directed by Chad Stahelski and stars Keanu Reeves, Adrianne Palicki, Willem Dafoe.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of John Wick movie is February 3, 2015. Here are some details…

John Wick releases on home video on February 3, 2015.

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Keanu Reeves played forceful characters in The Matrix franchise, 47 Ronin and the 2009 version of The Day the Earth Stood Still. He is cast as a romantic hero in A Walk in the Clouds and The Lake House.

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