Free Fire
(18A) Violence
Synopsis:
Action/Comedy. In 1978 Boston, an arms deal turns bad and two gangs (Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy) find themselves involved in a shootout.

Content Elements:
Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, sexual and developmental slurs, and vulgar expressions
Pervasive gun, weapon, and hand-to-hand violence - blood and detail
Infrequent portrayals of illegal drug use in a recreational context - some detail


Thematic Elements:
Loyalty and trust
Opportunism
Cycles of violence


Classification Rationale:
Rated 18A for pervasive violence and coarse language

Classification Date:
03/27/2017