Live By Night
(14A) Coarse Language, Violence
Synopsis:
Drama. Based on the novel by Dennis Lehane. During the 1920s, a robber (Ben Affleck) moves to Tampa, Florida to become a bootlegger.

Content Elements:
Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, and sexual and ethno-cultural slurs
Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, some in a domestic context –blood and some detail
Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – no nudity, little detail
Brief breast nudity in a pictorial context
Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a historical context


Thematic Elements:
Power and control
Guilt and responsibility
Crime and morality


Classification Rationale:
Rated 14A for coarse and offensive language and violence

Classification Date:
12/19/2016