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Double Take


Jan 12, 2001

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Orlando Jones Freddie Griffin


(pictures (c)2000 Touchstone Pictures)

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A hefty deposit into the account of a Mexican soda bottling company raises the suspicions of Harvard-educated investment banker Daryl Chase (Orlando Jones) who represents the owner.

Content Details

Why Is Double Take Rated PG-13?

Double Take is rated PG-13 for violence and language.

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Overall: C-
This high-paced adventure shows cooperative efforts to fight crime but contains much violence and depicts corruption in government.

Violence: D
Man shot, heard not seen. Pickpocket and fighting in street, ambushed couple, knife held to throat, shots fired, woman found murdered - blood shown on gown. Reflection of man shooting. One man and two policemen ambushed, shot and killed. Verbal reference to murder. Man pushed from train, hit by RR crossing sign. Man hit in groin. Border police fire shots. Gun pointed numerous times at character-no shots fired. Two shoot outs—shows deaths. Several people bitten by dog. Car sinks in river with man and dog inside. Large sign falls on car with people inside. Man shot in the head. Chandelier falls and kills man—shown falling but not hitting him. Man accidentally shoots himself in the foot and neck—only facial reactions of other character shown. Character roughed up by thugs (pushing and shoving).

Sexual Content: C-
Models wearing skimpy lingerie on runway. Girls pressing themselves against man during a party—fully-clothed. Numerous posterior pinching or slapping (one involving nuns) and pulling at groin. References to pimps, child abuse (fondling), women’s breast size, and inferred sexual relationship. Suggestive comment made by man about woman. Various females in tight, chest or midriff baring or skimpy attire.

Language: C-
At least: 36 mild profanities, 72 moderate profanities, 10 uses of terms of Deity and 7 uses of a derogatory racial term.

Alcohol / Drug Use: C-
Story is based on money laundering by Mexican drug cartel, large packages of drugs are loaded in plane, liquor consumption, bar scene and characters smoking cigars and/or cigarettes, possible drug reference.

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This film tries to mix violence with humor. Like Blue Streak or The Man Who Knew Too Little , this combination is seldom successful.

Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Violence, Coarse Language
AB PG Coarse Language
MB Not Rated -----
ON Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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