Comedian, The
(14A) Coarse Language
Synopsis:
Comedy/Drama. After completing a short jail sentence for beating up a heckler, an aging comedian (Robert De Niro) struggles to find work.

Content Elements:
Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
Infrequent use of sexual language and references
Brief portrayal of hand-to-hand violence – little blood, no detail
Brief buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context


Thematic Elements:
Perspectives on aging
Redemption
The artistic temperament


Classification Rationale:
Rated 14A for coarse language

Classification Date:
12/20/2016