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The Lincoln Lawyer

Matthew McConaughey plays a criminal lawyer on the move, conducting business from the backseat of his Lincoln sedan. But after being hired to defend a Beverly Hills playboy accused of attempted murder, he discovers a dark side to his high-profile client. Get the movie review and more. »


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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 119
Theater Release: 18 Mar 2011
Video Release: 12 Jul 2011
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The Lincoln Lawyer Rated R?

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


- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence

- Brief portrayals of graphic violence

- Depictions of shooting and fighting.

- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes

- Violent acts shown in a realistic and detailed manner.

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity

- Scene depicting sexual violence.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing

Language: Use of expletives

- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context,

- Frequent use of scatological slang and cursing.

- Infrequent use of sexual slurs

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Some substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

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