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Feeling cheated after losing his tuition money to an on-line gambling site, Richie Furst (Justin Timberlake) tracks down the offshore owner. But instead of settling the score with Ivan Block (Ben Affleck), he is offered a job and an opportunity to be part of the dubious business.

MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual content.

Why is Runner Runner rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Runner Runner is rated R for for language and some sexual content.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Depictions of fighting and beating.

- Infrequent weapons violence with little blood or detail.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Sexually suggestive scenes.

- Nudity (depicting buttocks) seen in a sexual context.

- Sexual innuendo.

- Frequent use of sexual language and references

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Simulated sexual activity


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity and vulgar expressions.

- One use of an ethno-cultural slur.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- References to drugs, alcohol or tobacco use.

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Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Coarse Language, Mature Theme.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Mature Theme.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A