A Most Violent Year Parent Guide
1981 was a most violent year in New York City.
A Most Violent Year
Rating & Content Info
Why is A Most Violent Year rated R? A Most Violent Year is rated R by the MPAA for language and some violence.This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, with some blood and little detail.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity and vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco and alcohol use in a historical context.
Page last updated July 17, 2017
News About "A Most Violent Year"
Note: A Most Violent Year is opening in limited theaters on December 31, 2014.
From The Studio:
A crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built. - Written by A24
Cast and Crew
A Most Violent Year is directed by J.C. Chandor and stars Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo.
The most recent home video release of A Most Violent Year movie is April 7, 2015. Here are some details…
A Most Violent Year releases to home video on April 7, 2015.