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12 Rounds


Mar 27, 2009

Latest Home Video

Jun 30, 2009

MPAA Rating



John Cena
Ashley Scott
Aidan Gillen
Renny Harlin


2009 Twentieth Century Fox

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An arrest and an accidental death caused by a car crash are all in the line of duty for Detective Danny Fisher (John Cena), until an escaped convict (Aidan Gillen) decides to hold him personally accountable. Kidnapping Fisher's girlfriend (Ashley Scott), the vengeful criminal arranges 12 Rounds of dangerous tests that must be successfully completed if the police officer ever hopes to see his fiancée alive again.

Content Details

Why Is 12 Rounds Rated PG-13?

12 Rounds is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in 12 Rounds...

This film contains almost non-stop action that includes explosions and gunfire. Scenes also show car crashes, disabled trolley cars, armed characters on a city bus and frequent portrayals of property damage. After leading a group of men to a secluded location on the wharf, a man is gunned down. Men are later stabbed, shot or injured in falls and other accidents. After a woman is hit and killed by a speeding car, her body is repeatedly shown in a pool of blood. Cars are commandeered by out of uniform police. A man jumps from a building and hits some scaffolding below. A man is killed when an elevator falls down a shaft. High-pressure gas is released into a downtown area. Characters jump from a speeding car. An electric substation is destroyed. Security guards are gunned down. A man sets off an explosion near a hospital. Ammunition is exchanged in densely populated areas including a hotel, hospital and the street. A helicopter explodes in mid-air and rains down debris on the city street below. Characters are often in peril. A woman has a bomb strapped to her chest. Two characters jump from a helicopter hovering above the city. A man’s past criminal activities are discussed including a decapitation, dirty bombs, and an airplane bombing. A man spies on a woman in the shower. Characters are involved in sexual bantering and discussions. A couple is shown kissing. Characters consume alcohol in home, bar and party settings. Profanities, terms of Christian deity, some sexual language and a racial slur are used in the script.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Violence, Coarse Language.
AB 14A Violence.
MB 14A Violence. Language May Offend.
ON 14A Violence. Language May Offend.
QC 13+

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of 12 Rounds...

Release Date: 30 June 2009

Standard DVD Specs:

12 Rounds Single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks 5.1 Dolby Surround (English) and Dolby Surround (Spanish and French). Subtitles are available in English and Spanish. Bonus materials include:

- The rated and the extended “Extreme Cut” of the film.

- Commentary by Director Renny Harlin, Writer Daniel Kunka and John Cena.

- Two alternate endings.

- Featurettes: Crash Course: John Cena Stunts and Cena Gag Reel.

12 Rounds Unrated Blu-ray Disc is presented in widescreen, with 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio (English) and 5.1 Dolby Digital (English and Spanish). Subtitles are available in English and Spanish. Extras include:

- The rated and the extended “Extreme Cut” of the film.

- Commentary by Director Renny Harlin, Writer Daniel Kunka and John Cena.

- Two alternate endings.

- Featurettes: Crash Course: John Cena Stunts, Cena Gag Reel, Streetcar Crossing: Film with Caution, 12 Bonus Rounds: Making Magic Behind-the-Scenes, Keeping Score: The Music of 12 Rounds and Round and Round with Director Renny Harlin and John Cena.

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- BD live bootstrap.

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