Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl.
Movie A Bronx Tale
Rated R for strong language and several scenes of violence.
Contains strong violence and language
Sex & Nudity
Sex & Nudity Reason
A boy and girl kiss a few times.
Film is a very mild R, just a few minor references and brief kissing, nothing significant and worse than a pg or pg-13 movie
Several sexual references.
Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
There are scenes in which people of colour are being beat up as they pass through the neighbourhood on their bikes. Blood is seen.
Violence is tamer than in Scorsese's gangster films. On edge of PG-13 and R rating.
R: Gore, alcohol and drug use, compulsive gambling, involving gangsters, Graphic violence and language with a child present.
Graphic violence with the gore in this movie.
This movie contains sequences of strong graphic violence, gore, alcohol and drugs, drug dealing, money laundering, hoodlums and gangsters and graphic language. watch this movie responsibly.
Two men are shot in the head. Blood spurts from their heads
Bikers fight gangsters with bats and bottles.
A man gets shot in the arm with blood shooting out. He is then shot in the head. (We see blood spurt).
A group of black kids enter a white neighborhood and are beaten with sticks.
The ending can be quite confronting for some viewers. A place where people of colour frequent is burnt down with molotovs. An unbroken molotov is thrown back at the perpetrators who are in a car, & their car catches on fire, leading to their death. Post attack, the boys are seen under sheet covers with smoke being emitted from their burnt bodies from parts that are not fully covered such as their hands.
Sony is shot in the head in the middle of a crowd. The scene is pretty rough.
Several uses of racial slurs such as "n*gger. "
The language is very realistic to the time period and the slang terms used at the time.
Pervasive strong language. 200 uses "fuck". Frequent uses of "shit", and "asshole".
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
Much of the film takes place in a bar.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
There's a few disturbing scenes of racial related violence.
The film includes a very intense brawl scene in a bar, in which bikers are beaten fiercely and intensely by gangsters. The scene is filmed in an extraordinarily intense fashion, and will be uncomfortable for some viewers due to its jerky and extremely intense cinematographic style.
Relatively tame for a gangster/crime films, very mild for an R rated film