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Overall A-

When the school fails her child, a determined mom (Maggie Gyllenhaal) enlists the help of teacher (Viola Davis) to try and change the educational system. The pair face overwhelming odds and unbending bureaucracy.

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

MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements and language.

Why is Won’t Back Down rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Won’t Back Down is rated PG for for thematic elements and language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Some children are subjected to bullying at school. A child has blood on his shirt. A character admits to driving drunk and having an accident with her child in the car. Characters are threatened with job loss.

Sexual Content: A couple cuddles and kisses on several occasions.

Language: The script contains a few moderate profanities and a sexually suggestive term.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink on several occasions at home or in a bar setting.

Won’t Back Down
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Mature Theme
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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