Deadpool
(14A) Nudity, Sexual Content, Violence
Synopsis:
Action/Comedy/Science Fiction. A wisecracking but terminally ill man (Ryan Reynolds) becomes a mutant who can heal any injury; obsessed with confronting the man responsible for his transformation (Ed Skrein), he creates a masked persona called Deadpool.

Content Elements:
Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of vulgar expressions and profanity
Frequent sexual references in a comic context
Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a fantasy context - some blood and dismemberment
Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - no nudity, some detail
Infrequent breast, buttock, and brief male frontal nudity in a non-sexual context


Thematic Elements:
Heroism versus revenge
Humour as a coping mechanism
Love and connection


Classification Rationale:
Rated 14A for coarse language, portrayals of sexual activity, nudity, and frequent genre violence in a comic context

Classification Date:
01/27/2016