Central Intelligence

Looking up old friends can be dangerous.

Overall C

When a bookish accountant (Kevin Hart) reconnects with an old friend (Dwayne Johnson) who is now involved with the CIA, he finds himself being dragged into his pal's dangerous espionage work.

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

Why is Central Intelligence rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Central Intelligence PG-13 for crude and suggestive humor, some nudity, action violence and brief strong language.

Run Time: 108 minutes

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Central Intelligence
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Central Intelligence rated PG-13? Central Intelligence is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for crude and suggestive humor, some nudity, action violence and brief strong language.

Violence: Many scenes depict the use of guns and weapons, along with hand-to-hand confrontations. Most of these scenes are free of detailed violence and blood effects, except for a repeated depiction of a man in a blood-covered glass elevator and a dismembered body part. A character is tortured—we later see a severely dislocated finger. Teenagers and adults exhibit bullying behavior. In a high school setting a group of teens carry a naked male student from the shower room into a crowded gymnasium and throw him on the floor. An adult verbally berates another adult. A picked-on character punches another. Many scenes feature characters in peril.

Sexual Content: Male buttock nudity is seen in a non-sexual context. A man takes his clothes off at a high school reunion to reveal his physical transformation from an obese teen into a muscular adult—we see him from the waist up with brief buttock nudity. Some sexual innuendo is heard. Characters embrace and kiss.

Language: The script includes one use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context along with frequent use of scatological slang, crude anatomical terms, some sexual innuendo and vulgar expressions.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A hero character tries to convince another character to rapidly drink shots in a bar.

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Central Intelligence
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Nudity, Violence.
Alberta PG Nudity, Violence, Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Central Intelligence"

Cast and Crew

Central Intelligence is directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber and stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart .

Learn more about the real Central Intelligence Agency.

From the Studio:
Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart star in the action comedy “Central Intelligence,” for New Line Cinema and Universal Pictures.
The story follows a one-time bullied geek, Bob (Johnson), who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent, coming home for his high school reunion. Claiming to be on a top-secret case, Bob enlists the help of former “big man on campus,” Calvin (Hart), now an accountant who misses his glory days. But before the staid numbers-cruncher realizes what he’s getting into, it’s too late to get out, as his increasingly unpredictable new friend drags him through a world of shoot-outs, double-crosses and espionage that could get them both killed in more ways than Calvin can count.
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Home Video

The most recent home video release of Central Intelligence movie is September 27, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Central Intelligence
Release Date: 27 September 2016
Central Intelligence releases to home video (Blu-ray + Digital HD) in a Theatrical and Unrated version. Bonus extras include:
- Director’s Commentary
- Gag Reel
- Alternate Scenes
- Line-O-Rama
- Couch Scene
- Dance-Off

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Kevin Hart plays a character as equally unprepared for detective work in Ride Along and Ride Along 2. Dwayne Johnson usually plays tough guys and can be seen in The Fast & Furious. He portrays a better role model in the movie Gridiron Gang.