A news teams sheds light on a dark secret.
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Rating & Content Info
Why is Spotlight rated R? Spotlight is rated R by the MPAA for some language including sexual references.
Violence: Characters discuss the sexual molestation of children by authority figures. Victims of abuse tell their stories to lawyers and journalists. The fate of some of the survivors is mentioned, which includes alcohol and drug addition, along with suicide attempts.
Sexual Content: Characters discuss child molestation, rape and homosexual activity. Some slang/crude words and anatomical terms are used to describe masturbation, oral sex and anal intercourse. Pornography and the game strip poker are mentioned.
Language: A strong sexual expletive is heard at least five times. Scatological slang and terms of deity are used frequently. Also included in the script is a smattering of moderate and mild profanities, along with crude slang words.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Frequent smoking is shown. Characters drink at social settings and in bars. Drug abuse and alcoholism are mentioned. A character’s arms show multiple scars from injections.
Page last updated May 12, 2016
|British Columbia||14A||Coarse Language, Theme of Sexual Abuse Involving Minors.|
|Alberta||14A||Mature Subject Matter.|
|Manitoba||14A||Mature Theme, Disturbing Content, Coarse Language.|
|Ontario||14A||Coarse Language, Mature Theme.|
|Canadian Home Video||14A|
News About "Spotlight"
Cast and Crew
Spotlight is directed by Tom McCarthy and stars Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton .
The most recent home video release of Spotlight movie is February 23, 2016. Here are some details…
Home Video Notes: Spotlight
Release Date: 23 February 2016
Spotlight releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Uncovering the Truth: A Spotlight Team Roundtable
- Spotlight: A Look Inside
- The State of Journalism