Breach parents guide


Overall C+

Based on a true story, Breach recounts the FBI's clandestine operations to catch a notorious mole hiding in their ranks. Ryan Phillippe plays Eric O'Neill , an agent-in-training who is assigned to spy on the suspect, Robert Hanssen (Chris Cooper), a grumpy, mistrustful counterintelligence officer.

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

Why is Breach rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Breach PG-13 for violence, sexual content and language

Run Time: 110 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Breach rated PG-13? Breach is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence, sexual content and language

Although Robert Hanssen is a frequent attendee at church services, he is accused of entertaining strippers and prostitutes as well as making homemade porno videos. While most of his sexual practices are only talked about, some brief shots from the videos are shown. Two agents disobey Bureau policy by consuming alcohol while off duty. One of them drives while under the influence of alcohol and later wildly fires a gun in the direction of his partner. After two double agents are discovered, they are called back to their homeland and executed by a shot in the head. A man misuses his religious beliefs to coerce others to change their lifestyle. Infrequent vulgarities, terms of Deity, a homosexual slur and a strong expletive used in a non-sexual situation are also included in the script.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Violence.
Alberta PG Coarse Language
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Breach"

Cast and Crew

Breach is directed by and stars Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Breach movie is June 11, 2007. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 12 June 2007

The inner workings of Breach are revealed on this DVD release. Get tipped off by an audio commentary from writer/director Bill Ray and former FBI operative Eric O’Niell. Spy on alternate and deleted scenes (optional commentary is provided by writer/director Billy Ray and editor Jeffrey Ford). And/or, delve into a deeper investigation with three featurettes: Breaching the Truth, Anatomy of a Character, and The Mole (which originally aired on Dateline in 2001). Audio tracks are available in English and French (Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

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