Hacksaw Ridge
(14A) Gory Brutal Violence
Synopsis:
Biography/Drama. Against his father's (Hugo Weaving) wishes, a young man and conscientious objector (Andrew Garfield) enlists in the army and becomes a field medic during WWII.

Content Elements:
Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and ethno-cultural slurs in a historic context
Frequent portrayals of gory, brutal violence in a war context - much blood and detail


Thematic Elements:
Conviction and belief
The brutality of war
The sanctity of human life


Classification Rationale:
Rated 14A for brutal and bloody violence in a historical, war context

Classification Date:
10/21/2016