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Overall C

Even though his wife (Elizabeth Banks) has been convicted of murder, John Brennan (Russell Crowe) refuses to believe she is guilty. When the despairing woman attempts to take her own life, John is convinced the only way he can save her is to break her out of prison.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, drug material, language, some sexuality and thematic elements.

Why is The Next Three Days rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Next Three Days is rated PG-13 for for violence, drug material, language, some sexuality and thematic elements.

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Violence: Characters involved in accidents and crime are shown with blood on their faces, hands and clothes. A man is beaten and has a knife held to his face. Adults argue on several occasions. A woman opens the door of a speeding car and attempts to throw herself out, nearly causing an accident. A murder is repeatedly depicted. A character attempts suicide. Characters are shot and killed. A man starts a house on fire. During a prisoner escape attempt, characters are threatened with a gun and shot at.

Sexual Content: Women engage in sexual dialogue that includes anatomical terms and crude sexual innuendo. Implied sex takes place off screen. A woman wears a low cut dress. A married couple kisses passionately.

Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive and over a dozen scatological slang terms, profanities and crude expressions.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A woman gives herself an injection for medical purposes. Illegal drug dealing is shown. A man sells prescription drugs on the streets. Characters drink and smoke on several occasions. Characters have a meth lab in their basement.

Other: Characters lie to protect others.