The Gambler parents guide

The Gambler

You bet your life.

Gambling threatens to destroy Professor Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg), when he bets his life in a high-stakes game involving mob money.

Why is The Gambler rated R? The MPAA rated The Gambler R for language throughout, and for some sexuality/nudity.

The Gambler
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is The Gambler rated R? The Gambler is rated R by the MPAA for language throughout, and for some sexuality/nudity.

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:
- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence, with some blood and little detail.
- Depictions of fighting and beating.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Sexual references and language.
- Nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Breast nudity in a sexual context.
- Embracing and kissing.

Language:
Approximately 140 instances of coarse language, including:
- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- References to drugs, alcohol and tobacco.
- Tobacco use.

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The Gambler
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Children. Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "The Gambler"

Cast and Crew

The Gambler is directed by Rupert Wyatt and stars Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Michael Kenneth Williams and Jessica Lange.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Gambler movie is April 28, 2015. Here are some details…

The Gambler releases to home video on April 28, 2015.

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