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Overall A

A group of law enforcement officers (Alex Kendrick, Ken Bevel and Kevin Downes) knows it takes courage to do their job. But what they haven't realized is how courageous one must also be at home. When their lives are touched by tragedy, the men make a pledge to become better fathers.

Violence C
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violence and drug content.

Why is Courageous rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Courageous is rated PG-13 for for some violence and drug content.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: A man is dragged on the side of a truck while trying to stop a car theft. Officers discuss suicide and prison statistics due to absentee fathers. Some blood is shown on a car’s airbag after an accident. Officers chase criminals on foot and engage in a fistfight with the offenders. A man is shot with a Taser. A character makes a threatening hand gesture. A boy is repeatedly kicked and hit during a gang initiation. Characters discuss an accident involving a drunk driver that results in a child’s death. Police officers exchange numerous gunshots with criminals who later attempt to take a child hostage. Characters are punched, shoved and thrown to the ground.

Sexual Content: None noted

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters discuss drug deals. Teens are involved as sellers. A character steals drugs confiscated as police evidence. Depictions of powdered and rock drugs are seen.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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