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Prisoners

When his daughter and her friend disappear, a desperate Dad (Hugh Jackman) disappointed by the way a police detective (Jake Gyllenhaal) is handling the case, kidnaps the person he suspects is responsible (Paul Dano). Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 146
Theater Release: 20 Sep 2013
Video Release: 17 Dec 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Prisoners Rated R?


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

Violence:

- Frequent explicit violence.

- Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, with blood and some brutal detail.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with details, blood and tissue damage.

- Brief portrayal of suicide with blood and detail.

- Depictions of fighting, beating, torture and shooting.

- Disturbing scenes / adverse psychological impact.

- Gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references and language.

Language:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions.

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