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Man On A Ledge

All eyes are on Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington), an ex-cop and ex-con, who stands on the ledge of a New York City skyscraper proclaiming his innocence in a former diamond robbery. Yet as a police psychologist (Elizabeth Banks) tries to talk him down, she begins to wonder if his suicidal protest isn't just a stunt intended to distract law enforcement officers. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 102
Theater Release: 27 Jan 2012
Video Release: 29 May 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Man On A Ledge Rated PG-13?

Violence: Moments of peril occur throughout this film. Characters engage in violent confrontations with fists and guns. A convict uses a compassionate leave pass as an opportunity to escape—he wrestles a guard to the ground and drives recklessly through a cemetery to evade police. A car is hit by a train and thrown to the side of the road, the driver is not injured. A man steps on to a high ledge outside his hotel room window and appears to be contemplating suicide. Characters break into a vault. Characters engage in vigilante justice.

Sexual Content: A female character is seen in her underwear and cleavage revealing clothes. Brief sexual innuendo.

Language: Single sexual expletive, some scatological and other moderate and mild profanities are used. Terms of Christian deity are also heard.

Drugs/Alcohol: A character drinks and briefly smokes a cigarette to relieve stress. Another smokes a cigar.


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