Going in Style

You are never too old to do something naughty.

Overall C

Facing financial difficulties after retiring from the workforce, some old friends (Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin) plan to fix the problem by robbing a bank.

Release date April 7, 2017

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

Why is Going in Style rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Going in Style PG-13 for drug content, language and some suggestive material.

Run Time: 97 minutes

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Going in Style
Rating & Content Info

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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.

Sexual Content:

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.

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Going in Style
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
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.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
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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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