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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.
Betty Anne Waters (Hillary Swank) is convinced her brother (Sam Rockwell) has been convicted of a crime he did not commit. In order to clear his name, the single mother decides to become a lawyer and defend his case -- even if doing so may take close to 20 years.
Why Is Conviction Rated R?
Conviction is rated R for language and some violent images.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Conviction...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Three scenes depicting fighting and beating.
- Infrequent descriptions and portrayals of violence in a forensic context (some blood and detail shown).
- Brief reference to suicide.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Brief buttock nudity seen in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions.
- Mild sexual references
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, crude sexual slang and profanity.
- Limited use of slurs.
Drug and Alcohol Use:
- Tobacco use
- Some substance abuse.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Conviction.
The movie Amazing Grace chronicles the true story of William Wilberforce who devoted his life to the legal fight of abolishing slavery in England. A single father takes on a controversial case because he believes the accused is innocent in To Kill a Mockingbird.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Conviction...
Conviction is releasing to home video on February 1, 2011.