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The Mechanic

Released

Jan 28, 2011

Latest Home Video

May 17, 2011

MPAA Rating

R

Director

Simon West

Cast

Jason Statham
Ben Foster
Donald Sutherland

Studio

2011 CBS Films

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Still shot from the movie: The Mechanic.

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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

Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) is a professional assassin known as a mechanic. When the man (Donald Sutherland) who taught him the business is killed, Bishop agrees to help his mentor's son (Ben Foster) learn the trade so they can seek revenge together.

Content Details

Why Is The Mechanic Rated R?

The Mechanic is rated R for strong brutal violence throughout, language, some sexual content and nudity.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Mechanic...

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

Violence:

- Visually explicit portrayals of violence.

- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Brief graphic portrayals of torture.

- Detailed gory and grotesque images.

- Depictions of shooting, stabbing, beating, fighting, explosions and car crashes.

Sexual Content:

- Portrayals of sexual activity.

- Brief breast and buttock nudity seen in a sexual situation.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Mild sexual references.

Language:

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

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity and mild cursing.

Drug and Alcohol Use

- Substance abuse.

- Frequent smoking.

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Jason Statham’s career has been largely made playing gun-toting characters. He can be seen in the Transporter Franchise and as a handsome criminal in The Italian Job.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Violence, Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
AB 18A Brutal Violence.
MB 18A Brutal Violence, Sexual Content.
ON 18A Coarse Language, Sexual Violence, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+ Violence.
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

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Details on home video releases of The Mechanic...

The Mechanic releases to home video on May 17, 2011.

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maddin@isoc.net says: Feb. 15, 2011

This movie was horrible.  There was so much sex in it, causal in one scene, violent in another, and lesbian sex and nudity in a third.  We left the theater before it was over.  What a waste.

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