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The film contains several scenes of violence with some bloodletting. These typically involve hand-to-hand combat and some exchange of gunfire.

Some of the stronger scenes include a man getting shot in the head while in a car with blood spurting; a man's throat being slit by a make-shift hook; and a dissection exposing part of a man's brain.

**The film contains one utterance of the religious profanity 'Jesus f**king Christ'.**

There is also use of other coarse language throughout the film, with various characters using expletives such as 'f**k', 'motherf**ker' and 'c*nt'.

several characters smoke & drink alot.

'Criminal' is an action-thriller film about how the memories of an CIA agent, Bill Pope, is transferred into the brain of Jericho, a criminal with brain damage. Driven by Bill's memories, Jericho is compelled to complete the last mission of Bill.

Official BBFC Rating: 15 (very strong language, strong violence)

Official MPAA Rating: Rated R for strong violence and language throughout


Green: General - Suitable for all ages, parental guidance may be advised for some content/thematic elements, the strongest of which are in bold.

[Blue] (with warning): Age Advisory - Suitable for 16 and above, parental guidance strongly recommended, due to moderate portrayal of some content.

Rated R for strong violence and language throughout

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