Machete parents guide


Release date September 3, 2010

Machete (Danny Trejo) is a Federale hired to assassinate a senator. But when the Mexican law enforcement officer is betrayed, he uses his skills to exact revenge on his former employers.

Why is Machete rated R? The MPAA rated Machete R for strong bloody violence throughout, language, some sexual content and nudity.

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 Machete rated R? Machete is rated R by the MPAA 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.

Sexual Content:

- 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.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Gory Violence.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language, Nudity.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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News About "Machete"

Cast and Crew

Machete is directed by Ethan Maniquis, Robert Rodriguez and stars Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Robert De Niro.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Machete movie is January 4, 2011. Here are some details…

Machete releases to home video on January 4, 2011.

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Writer/director Robert Rodriguez is best known for two genres of films: graphically violent films like Grindhouse (his portion of the two feature movie is called Planet Terror), and the children’s franchise Spy Kids.