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Claire (Rebecca Hall) is traumatized after being used as a hostage during a bank robbery. While trying to heal, she begins a relationship with a handsome stranger named Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck) -- unaware he is one of the career thieves behind the heist.

MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.

Why is The Town rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Town is rated R for for strong violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.

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:

Violence:

- Portrayals of graphic violence.

- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Depictions shooting, beating and fighting (some blood and detail shown).

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity seen in a sexual situation.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Brief simulated sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references and crude language.

Language:

- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context,

- infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and mild cursing.

- Slurs

Drugs and Alcohol:

- References to drugs, alcohol and tobacco.

- Substance abuse.