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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?
Machete is rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, language, some sexual content and nudity.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Machete...
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.
- 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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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.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A
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Details on home video releases of Machete...
Machete releases to home video on January 4, 2011.