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Overall B

Based on spy novel author Tom Clancy's character, a young Jack Ryan helps the CIA uncover a terrorist plot to sabotage the US economy.

Violence C-
Sexual Content B
Profanity D+
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of violence and intense action, and brief strong language.

Why is Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is rated PG-13 for for sequences of violence and intense action, and brief strong language.

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: Violence includes shootings, stabbings, beatings, kidnapping, torture, explosions and car chases. A man is drowned in a bathtub. Characters are choked. A man races through the streets on a motorcycle without a helmet. A character plans to detonate a bomb in the middle of a heavily populated city. A man is shot and left to die on the side of the road. Characters are punched, slapped and kicked. Characters are in perilous situations. A character describes a way to use a light bulb to inflict severe internal injuries.

Sexual Content: A couple wakes up in bed together: bare shoulders and man’s chest are shown. A woman comes out of the shower wearing only a towel. A couple embraces and kisses. Mild sexual references are made.

Language: The script includes a strong sexual expletive, some scatological slang, infrequent profanities and numerous uses of terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Prescription drugs, including Percocet, are used. A man asks for additional pills. Other medical drugs are used for a dying patient. Characters drink at dinner and one character pretends to be drunk.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Violence.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children Violence Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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