The Equalizer 3 MPA Rating Revealed for Denzel Washington-Led Action Thriller

According to Film Ratings, Sony Pictures’ upcoming action thriller The Equalizer 3 has officially been given an R-rating by the MPAA for “strong bloody violence and some language.” This is unsurprising given that the first two installments to the Denzel Washington-led action franchise were also R-rated. The film is slated to make its debut in theaters on September 1.

According to Film Ratings, Sony Pictures’ upcoming action thriller The Equalizer 3 has officially been given an R-rating by the MPAA for “strong bloody violence and some language.” This is unsurprising given that the first two installments to the Denzel Washington-led action franchise were also R-rated. The film is slated to make its debut in theaters on September 1.

Denzel Washington Reunites with Elle Fanning in The Equalizer 3

The Equalizer 3 is once again being directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) from a screenplay written by Richard Wenk. The film also stars Dakota Fanning, David Denman, and Gaia Scodellaro. This marks Fanning’s second collaboration with Washington after working together in the Man on Fire movie two decades ago.

“Since giving up his life as a government assassin, Robert McCall has struggled to reconcile the horrific things he’s done in the past and finds a strange solace in serving justice on behalf of the oppressed,” reads the synopsis for the action movie. “Finding himself surprisingly at home in Southern Italy, he discovers his new friends are under the control of local crime bosses. As events turn deadly, McCall knows what he has to do: become his friends’ protector by taking on the mafia.”

Producers are Fuqua, Washington, Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Clayton Townsend, Alex Siskin, Tony Eldrige, and Michael Sloan. It is executive produced by David Bloomfield, Tarak Ben Ammar, and Andy Mitchell.