Can criminal behavior run in a family? Hoping to break any possibility of a cycle, the son of a convicted murder becomes a police officer. But after years of service, Vincent LaMarca (Robert De Niro) is given a new homicide case to investigate -- and the most likely suspect is his own son (James Franco).

MPAA Rating: R for language, drug use and some violence

Why is City By the Sea rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: City By the Sea is rated R for for language, drug use and some violence

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City By the Sea
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Coarse Language, Drug Use
Alberta 14A Coarse Language
Manitoba Not Rated Coarse Language, Violence, Mature Theme
Ontario Not Rated Coarse Language
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A