Lakeview Terrace parents guide

Lakeview Terrace

Overall C-

Talk about your difficult neighbor! New house owners, Chris and Lisa Mattson (Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington) are hardly unpacked before the man next door (Samuel L. Jackson) begins invading their privacy. Soon his actions have escalated to harassment. But the couple has nowhere to turn for help because the perpetrator is a police officer.

Release date September 18, 2008

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

Why is Lakeview Terrace rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Lakeview Terrace PG-13 for intense thematic material, violence, sexuality, language and some drug references.

Run Time: 110 minutes

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Why is Lakeview Terrace rated PG-13? Lakeview Terrace is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense thematic material, violence, sexuality, language and some drug references.

This script is packed with moderate profanities as well as a couple of strong, sexual expletives. Terms of Deity, racial slurs and sexual innuendos are also included. Neighbors watch a couple having sexual relations in their pool. At a bachelor’s party, women dance provocatively and make sexual advances toward a man. Bare male buttocks are briefly seen. A character exercises excessive force on a man, including hitting and threatening to shoot him. Officers confront a drug dealer and bully him. A man takes a bullet to the chest and another is shot at close proximity. Blood from a body is shown in a swimming pool. Police and civilians exchange gunfire in the street. A man attacks a woman during a home invasion. Social drinking and cigarette smoking are shown. Some drug references are made.

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Lakeview Terrace
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence
Alberta 14A Coarse Language
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Violence. Language May Offend.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Lakeview Terrace is directed by and stars Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson, Kerry Washington.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Lakeview Terrace movie is January 27, 2009. Here are some details…

Locate Lakeview Terrace on DVD or Blu-ray and you’ll find the following amenities:

- Commentary with director Neil LaBute and actress Kerry Washington.

- Deleted scenes.

- Featurettes (An Open House, Meet Your Neighbors and Home Sweet Home).

The Blu-ray Disc edition of Lakeview Terrace is also BD-Live enabled.


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