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Overall C+

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.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence and brief strong language.

Why is Man On A Ledge rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Man On A Ledge is rated PG-13 for for violence and brief strong language.

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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.


Man On A Ledge
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, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG