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Overall B-

The line between entertainment and issue is crossed when a desperate John Q. (Denzel Washington) takes a surgeon and patients at gunpoint because the hospital is refusing to provide his son with a heart transplant unless the family can come up with a quarter of a million-dollars.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, language and intense thematic elements

Why is John Q rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: John Q is rated PG-13 for for violence, language and intense thematic elements

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John Q
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated Violence, Coarse Language
Alberta PG Mature Theme
Manitoba Not Rated Mature Theme
Ontario Not Rated Not Recommended for Children
Quebec Not Rated Not Suitable for Young Children
Martimes Not Rated
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