Movie Ratings, Family Movie Reviews & More!

Still shot from the movie: Lawless.

Lawless

In this gritty look at the bootlegging industry during the Depression era, the Bondurant family (Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and Jason Clarke) tries to keep control of their Virginia based moonshine manufacturing business when the local authorities and big-time mobsters decide they want in on the action.

Overall Grade: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Release Date: 29 Aug 2012
Run Time: 117
MPAA Rating: R

0

In-Depth Review

Release Date: 29 August 2012

Because we only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies at Parent Previews we did not review this title. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film’s synopsis and content.

Synopsis: In this gritty look at the bootlegging industry during the Depression era, the Bondurant family (Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and Jason Clarke) tries to keep control of their Virginia based moonshine manufacturing business when the local authorities and big-time mobsters decide they want in on the action.

Content Details: Beyond the Movie Ratings...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Frequent explicit violence.

- Portrayals of torture.

- Upsetting and disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, stabbing, throat-slitting and mutilation.

- Infrequent portrayals of corpses.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent breast and female frontal nudity shown in a non-sexual context.

- Partial and full nudity shown in a sexual situation.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

Language:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive context.

- Frequent cursing.

- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural and sexual slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).

- Alcohol abuse.

Video alternatives

Tom Hardy can be seen in Inception. Shia LaBeouf stars in the Transformers franchise. He also appears in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, along with Jason Clarke.

Home Video Notes

Lawless releases to home video on November 27, 2012.

Join the Conversation

About the Reviewer: Donna Gustafson

Harry Potter Advance Tickets

© One Voice Communications Ltd. All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy | FAQ | Contact Us | Syndicated Newspaper Column