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Jan 12, 2012

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Apr 24, 2012

MPAA Rating



Baltasar Kormákur


Mark Wahlberg
Giovanni Ribisi
Kate Beckinsale


2012 Universal Pictures

Still shot from the movie: Contraband.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


Chris Farraday (Mark Wahlberg) is temped to return to his former life of crime as a smuggler when he is offered a more lucrative opportunity than his present salary as a security guard.

Content Details

Why Is Contraband Rated R?

Contraband is rated R for violence, pervasive language and brief drug use.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Contraband...

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


- Frequent explicit violence.

- Depictions of fighting, beating and shooting.

- Frequent hand-to-hand and weapons violence, with some blood and detail shown.

- Disturbing scenes.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail and blood.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Slurs

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Detailed scene depicting illegal drug use.

- Substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Contraband.

Another group of security guards are attracted to an opportunity for more money, and begin to plot the perfect crime in Armored. Mark Wahlberg plays a more glamorous crook in The Italian Job.

Trailers & Clips

Canadian Movie Ratings

18A Frequent Coarse Language.
AB 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
MB 18A Brutal Violence, Disturbing Content, oarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Contraband...

Contraband releases to home video on April 24, 2012.

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