Saltburn Parent Guide
There's something sleazy under that upper crust.
Rating & Content Info
Why is Saltburn rated R? Saltburn is rated R by the MPAA for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, language throughout, some disturbing violent content, and drug use.
This film contains so much negative content that we do not expect our reviewers to watch it. We have obtained the following content information from government agencies and other groups that rate films.
Violence: A character poisons someone’s drink. A person leaves a razor blade by a bathtub to encourage someone to commit suicide: a the tub is later seen with bloody water and a dead body. People grieve the death of a young man. There are brief scenes of bullying.
Sex: A man removes his clothing and repeatedly rubs his groin against a newly dug grave. A man tries to have nonconsensual sex with a comatose woman. A person refers to bondage and masochism while masturbating someone else. A man watches another man masturbate, without obtaining his consent. Also non-consensual is a scene where a man wakes up to find another person straddling him. A man licks menstrual blood from his fingers in an oral sex scene and discusses vampirism. Women’s breasts and buttocks are shown on screen. A naked man dances throughout a house, with full frontal nudity, including genitalia, in what’s supposed to be a funny scene.
Profanity: There are over 100 profanities in the movie, including a significant number of sexual expletives as well as scatological curses. The script also uses an extremely crude term for female genitalia.
Drugs/Alcohol: Main characters are repeatedly intoxicated, sometimes to the point of vomiting. Adults snort cocaine on screen. There are mentions of drug addiction.
Page last updated November 21, 2023
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Cast and Crew
Saltburn is directed by Emerald Fennell and stars Barry Keoghan, Jacob Elordi, Archie Madekwe, Rosamond Pike, Richard E. Grant.