Goon: Last Of The Enforcers
(14A) Coarse Language, Violence
Synopsis:
Sports/Comedy. Based on the book ‘Goon: The True Story of an Unlikely Journey Into Minor League Hockey’ by Doug Smith and Adam Frattasio. A hockey player (Sean William Scott) plagued by injuries is confronted with the possibility of retirement when a tough new player (Wyatt Russell) challenges his status as the league's top enforcer.

Content Elements:
Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions
Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language and references
Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence, most in a sports context – blood and some detail
Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context
Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions – little detail


Thematic Elements:
Teamwork
Finding purpose
Sacrifice


Classification Rationale:
Rated 14A for pervasive coarse language and frequent bloody violence in a sports context

Classification Date:
01/16/2017