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Still shot from the movie: Gangster Squad.

Gangster Squad

When east coast mobsters move west in the 1940s, the Los Angeles Police Department declares a private war, enlisting officers who are willing to go beyond the limits of the law. Based on a true story, this film features Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Giovanni Ribisi and Josh Brolin. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 113
Theater Release: 10 Jan 2013
Video Release: 23 Apr 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Gangster Squad Rated R?


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

Violence:

- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Frequent explicit violence.

- Depictions of beating, shooting, stabbing, mutilation, burning and explosion.

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

- Torture.

- Detailed disturbing scenes.

- Gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

Language:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Frequent use of profanity, crude sexual expressions and vulgar expressions.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang.

- Frequent use of ethno-cultural slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).

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