The Harder They Fall (2021) Poster

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MPAA Rated R for strong violence and language

Sex & Nudity

  • Two characters kiss passionately while the woman with a large red dress on hops on the man's thighs then thrust but then get interrupted.
  • A woman is seen in a bar with blue circles around her nipples as she is fully nude.
  • 17 minutes in a man slaps a woman butt and the crowd cheers and whistles after she comes out on stage with a dress reaviling cleavage. And a minor kiss
  • People are kissing in a club
  • A woman in blue wears a very revealing "outfit" but no nudity is shown
  • Halfway through there is a scene in a bar where a dancer is wearing an obvious full body suit with decorations across the breast and crotch area, she's clothed so any nudity is imagined

Violence & Gore

  • All the violence in the film is incredibly stylised and bloody. It's mostly comedic but it is disturbing in context at times.
  • A Character Is Counting Down But Is Soon Shot In The Head
  • A Man Is Beaten Down With A Gun Tooth Falls Out And Blood Is Shown
  • The Train Driver Along The Guards Are All Shot Down Dead
  • A Character Is Shot Multiple Times Right Before He Dies Laying On The Ground
  • 2 Characters Are Blown Up With Dynamite
  • A man gets tortured, beaten up while tied up. Prolonged scene. Absolutely no nudity.
  • In the first 10 minutes a boy parents are shot blood spurts then he grabs a razor and carves a cross into the boy head offscreen but u see blood drip down for a second then a man is shot 5 times during the opening credits quite violent.
  • 15 minutes in a man trys to fight a woman no blood just intense
  • A man is hit I'm the face
  • Train driver is shot in the head blood spurts
  • A robber slits a guard feet 4 times with a knife quite violent
  • All the gaurds on a train are killed but no blood just bullets and bodies dropping


  • About 25 F-words, mostly in the first half. Around 15 uses of D-N, B--H, S-T etc.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • The Main Character smokes a blunt throughout

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • This Is A Western Film And There's A lot Of Gun Violence
  • It's Not And Action Film But The Violence Can Be Too Intense For Younger Viewers
  • A little boy's parents are killed right in front of him. He is then disfigured.


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Violence & Gore

  • The Parents Of The Main Character Are Shot Dead

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