Going in Style
You are never too old to do something naughty.
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Going in Style
Rating & Content Info
Why is Going in Style rated PG-13? Going in Style is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for drug content, language and some suggestive material.
Violence: Elderly people are treated condescendingly by other, younger adults.Armed men rob a bank: Patrons and employees are threatened with guns/ automatic weapons and are emotionally distressed. Corporations mislead customers/workers and default on their promises. Disgruntled characters feel entitled to compensation and rationalize taking illegal action.
Shoplifting is depicted comically, and the only consequences that follow are a lecture and a warning. Characters steal a vehicle and a chase ensues, which endangers themselves, other drivers and a security guard. Characters planning a heist are schooled on the “art” of robbery. Target practice is shown and one character shoots the drawing of a man in the groin. Characters wear scary masks. Shots (some blanks and some bullets) are exchanged. Various characters lie and withhold evidence. Criminal activity is glamorized and justified.
A scared man wets his pants. Sexual innuendo and slurs are heard. Unmarried characters engage in a sexual relationship, and they are shown in bed together a few times. Some sexual sounds are heard. A man talks in general terms about his sexual relationship. A woman fondles a man’s bottom through his pants. Characters are shown using a urinal (some sounds effects are included).
Profanity: A sexual expletive is used once, along with frequent mild and moderate profanity, scatological slang and terms of deity. Some sexual slang and slurs are heard.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Medical treatment, injections and surgery are briefly shown. A character sells marijuana, and it is also used to bribe others. Characters are shown smoking pot and getting high – the depiction is intended to be humorous. Characters drink and toast at celebrations, and some become intoxicated.
Page last updated April 10, 2017
|British Columbia||PG||Coarse Language, Drug Use, Violence.|
|Alberta||PG||Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.|
|Manitoba||PG||Language May Offend.|
|Ontario||14A||Violence, Language May Offend, Substance Abuse.|
|Canadian Home Video|
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Cast and Crew
Going in Style is directed by Zach Braff and stars Joey King, Ann-Margret, Michael Caine.
Note: this movie is a remake of the 1979 film Going in Style.
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