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End of Watch

Officers Taylor and Zavala (Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña) have been partners and friends for a long time. And each other may be all this pair of cops has after accidentally stumbling into an angry and vengeful drug cartel during the course of duty. Get the movie review and more. »


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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 109
Theater Release: 21 Sep 2012
Video Release: 21 Jan 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is End of Watch Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Frequent hand-to-hand and weapons violence, with some blood and detail shown.

- Depictions of fighting, beating, shooting and stabbing.

- Infrequent portrayals of corpses, with some blood and some detail shown.

- Infrequent visually explicit portrayals of violence.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Occasional upsetting and disturbing scenes.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, ethno-cultural slurs, and crude sexual references.

- Approximately 510 instances of coarse language and 12 instances of sexual language.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Infrequent portrayals of illegal drug use (marijuana).

- Alcohol and substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

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