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Apr 16, 2010

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Aug 03, 2010

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Matthew Vaughn


Aaron Johnson
Nicolas Cage
Chloe Moretz


2010 Lionsgate

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Still shot from the movie: Kick-Ass.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


Mild mannered Dave Lizewski (Johnson) fantasizes about being a super hero, so the teen dons a green suit and hits the streets (and the bad guys) with only a couple of baseball bats for weapons. When his heroics are broadcast over the Internet, other wannabe action figures decide to follow his example.

Content Details

Why Is Kick-Ass Rated R?

Kick-Ass is rated R for strong brutal violence throughout, pervasive language, sexual content, nudity and some drug use - some involving children.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Kick-Ass...

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


- Frequent portrayals of graphic violence.

- Pervasive gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence (blood and detailed wounds shown).

- Several scenes of explicit violence depicting shooting, stabbing and dismemberment.

- Several scenes of violence depicting fighting, burning and electrocution.

- Infrequent portrayals of torture (some blood and detail shown).

- Portrayals of corpses with detailed wounds.

- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.

- Frequent disturbing scenes.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity in seen in a non-sexual context.

- Portrayals of sexual activity (no nudity shown).

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing, kissing and fondling.


- Approximately 128 instances of coarse language.

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, once in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, sexual slurs and profanity

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Two scenes of drug use and substance abuse.

- Depictions of smoking.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Kick-Ass.

In The Incredibles another young fan uses his genius for invention to try and mimic the super powers of his heroes. Some of the famous superheroes that have inspired many a youngster to try to leap tall buildings can be seen in the movies Spider-man, Batman and Superman.

Canadian Movie Ratings

18A Explicit Violence.
AB 18A Brutal Violence.
MB 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language.
ON 18A Coarse Language, Violence, Substance Abuse.
QC 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A

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Details on home video releases of Kick-Ass...

Kick-Ass releases on Blu-ray and DVD on August 3, 2010.

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