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Bringing Down the House

A strictly conservative suit-and-tie kind of guy, Peter Sanderson (Steve Martin) is devoted to his work at the firm. But his employment commitment has left his family on hold one too many times. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 105
Theater Release: 07 Mar 2003
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Bringing Down the House is rated PG-13: for language, sexual humour and drug material

Cast: Steve Martin, Queen Latifah, Eugene Levy, Jean Smart

Detailed Review

A straight-laced suburban tax lawyer is abruptly blindsided by a former jailbird from the hood in the explosive comedy Bringing Down the House.

A strictly conservative suit-and-tie… 
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