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The Conspirator

When Abraham Lincoln is assassinated, eight people are arrested for conspiring to kill the President of the United States. The only woman amongst the accused is Mary Surratt (Robin Wright). As her lawyer (James McAvoy) reluctantly defends her case, he begins to suspect it isn't his client, but rather her son (Johnny Simmons) that the military tribunal really wants to catch and hang. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 123
Theater Release: 13 May 2011
Video Release: 16 Aug 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Conspirator is rated PG-13: for some violent content.

Director: Robert Redford
Cast: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson
Studio: 2011 Lionsgate
Website: Official site for The Conspirator.

Detailed Review

An assassination of a US President is never an open and shut case. Decades after the death of John F. Kennedy, books upon books are filled with theories about how… 
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Why Is The Conspirator Rated PG-13?

Violence: The first section of this film portrays images from the Civil War, including dead… 
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The Conspirator is the first film made by The American Film Company, an organization dedicated… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Another person finds one of his family members being implicated in the assassination of Abraham… 
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