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Kick-Ass

Released

Apr 16, 2010

Latest Home Video

Aug 03, 2010

MPAA Rating

R

Director

Matthew Vaughn

Cast

Aaron Johnson
Nicolas Cage
Chloe Moretz

Studio

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.

Synopsis

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:

Violence:

- 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.

Language:

- 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

BC
SK
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.
NB
NS
NL
PE
18A

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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