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The Bounty Hunter

Released

Mar 19, 2010

Latest Home Video

Jul 13, 2010

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Cast

Jennifer Aniston
Gerard Butler

Studio

2010 Columbia Pictures / Sony

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Synopsis

Milo Boyd (Gerard Butler) finds himself bringing his work home when the target of his new assignment as a bounty hunter for the police department turns out to be his ex-wife (Jennifer Aniston).

Content Details

Why Is The Bounty Hunter Rated PG-13?

The Bounty Hunter is rated PG-13 for sexual content including suggestive comments, language and some violence.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Bounty Hunter...

Although this film is billed as a comedy there is plenty of violence portrayed. Characters are punched, beaten, hit with golf clubs, held under water, shot at with guns, hit in the head with an alcohol bottle and Tasered in the neck. One man has his leg broken and is injected with horse tranquilizer. One man suffers from bloody injuries sustained in a car rollover. Another man is shot in the shoulder, resulting in a blood-soaked shirt. A character is threatened with a tattoo gun after he refuses to reveal some information. A woman slaps a man in the face. A male character assaults a police officer. Characters are threatened with guns. Crude sexual innuendos and discussions concerning sexual activity are depicted along with crass paintings and other portrayals that objectify women. A woman in a strip bar is seen briefly with only tiny coverings on her breasts. Female buttock nudity is also shown. Male characters, including a teen, ask a woman to expose her breasts for them. Sexual harassment takes place in an office and on the street. Characters steal cars, credit cards and other personal property. Characters drink at dinner and in bars, sometimes to excess. One man is portrayed as being inebriated. Illegal drugs are shown and references are made to drug trafficking. Profanities, scatological slang, vulgar expressions, crude sexual slang and name-calling and terms of Deity are used frequently in this script.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to The Bounty Hunter.

Jennifer Aniston also stars as a married woman and journalist in the dog movie Marley & Me. In the movie Love Happens, she plays floral designer who helps a motivational speaker come to grips with his own grief. Gerard Butler plays a character pretending to be a young boy’s father in Dear Frankie. He also performs as a man driven almost to madness by his love for a young singer in Phantom of the Opera.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Coarse Language, Violence.
AB PG Violence, Sexual Content.
MB PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
ON PG Language May Offend.
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Bounty Hunter...

Release Date: 13 July 2010

The Bounty Hunter releases on DVD and Blu-ray with the following bonus extras:

- Featurettes: Making of The Bounty Hunter, Stops Along the Road: Hunting Locations and Rules for Outwitting a Bounty Hunter!

The Bounty Hunter on Blu-ray also includes:

- movieIQ™+sync and BD-Live

-A Digital Copy of The Bounty Hunter for PC, Mac or iPod®

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kwoodcox says: Apr. 15, 2010

This movie should be rated R. I saw it before Parent Previews had a review, and I was completely unaware of how awful it would be! It contains almost complete nudity during a lengthy strip club scene.

The bulk of this movie takes place within the dregs of society: at a race track, casino, casino back rooms, strip club, etc. I’m so glad I didn’t take my children. The acting was campy and horrible, and the story was not at all believable. The language was terrible, and it was very violent. Unfortunately, that’s $8 and 2 hours of my life I’ll never get back!

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