Oppenheimer Age Ratings: Know Before You Watch

Oppenheimer Age Ratings: Know Before You Watch

The Oppenheimer film is scheduled for release on July 21, 2023. So, moviegoers are searching for the “Oppenheimer age rating.” It is expected that the movie will perform well at the domestic and international box offices. As previously predicted, the film is expected to gross between $45 million and $55 million in its first weekend at the domestic box office. Oppenheimer is projected to have a lifetime worldwide gross of over $400 million.

Oppenheimer Age Ratings

As the movie Oppenheimer is on the cusp of worldwide release, various film classification and censorship boards in different countries have announced the age rating for the film. The movie has not been granted a 12 or 12A rating in almost all territories where it is being released.

The Oppenheimer movie reportedly contains the following scenes:

  • Sex
  • Strong Language
  • Frightening & Intense Scenes

Throughout the entire movie, there is one mention of the word “f*ck” and six mentions of the word “f*cking.” Additionally, there are numerous terror and bombing sequences that are quite terrifying and intense.

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United States: R

The Oppenheimer film has been rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), indicating that it is intended for adult audiences.

Moreover, Oppenheimer is Christopher Nolan’s first R-rated film in over 20 years. His previous R-rated films directed were Memento (2000) and Insomnia (2002).

Australia: 15

Oppenheimer is rated “15” in the UK by the Australian Classification. The Australian Classification board has highlighted strong sexual content and a suicide scene in its consumer advice.

United Kingdom: 15

The BBFC has rated Oppenheimer “15” in the UK, meaning that it is only suitable for an audience aged 15 and over. The Parents Guide also mentions that the film contains scenes of suicide, discrimination, and violence.

Canada: 14A

The Motion Picture Association of Canada (MPA-Canada) has rated Oppenheimer “14A.” It means an audience aged 14 and above can watch the movie accompanied by an adult (someone 18 years or older).

The following is a table of country-wise age ratings for the film Oppenheimer:

CountryAge Rating
United Arab Emirates15+
United Kingdom15
New ZealandM
United StatesR
United Kingdom15
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Despite the controversy surrounding its age ratings, “Oppenheimer” continues to draw widespread attention as one of the awaited films of the year.

About the Movie

The Oppenheimer film casts Cillian Murphy and Emily Blunt in the lead role. On the other side Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh, Tony Goldwyn, Josh Hartnett, Rami Malek, Alden Ehrenreich, Benny Safdie, Steven Houska, and others play supporting roles. The movie is is directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan.

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