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A group of law enforcement officers (Alex Kendrick, Ken Bevel and Kevin Downes) knows it takes courage to do their job. But what they haven't realized is how courageous one must also be at home. When their lives are touched by tragedy, the men make a pledge to become better fathers.
Why Is Courageous Rated PG-13?
Courageous is rated PG-13 for some violence and drug content.
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Violence: A man is dragged on the side of a truck while trying to stop a car theft. Officers discuss suicide and prison statistics due to absentee fathers. Some blood is shown on a car’s airbag after an accident. Officers chase criminals on foot and engage in a fistfight with the offenders. A man is shot with a Taser. A character makes a threatening hand gesture. A boy is repeatedly kicked and hit during a gang initiation. Characters discuss an accident involving a drunk driver that results in a child’s death. Police officers exchange numerous gunshots with criminals who later attempt to take a child hostage. Characters are punched, shoved and thrown to the ground.
Sexual Content: None noted
Language: None noted.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters discuss drug deals. Teens are involved as sellers. A character steals drugs confiscated as police evidence. Depictions of powdered and rock drugs are seen.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Courageous
Release Date: 17 January 2012
Courageous releases to home video with the following bonus extras:
- Commentary with co-writer/director Alex Kendrick and co-writer Stephen Kendrick
- Deleted Scenes
- Outtakes and bloopers
- Featurette: Courageous in 60 Seconds
- Three behind-the-scenes featurettes