Live By Night parents guide

Live By Night

It's all about the night life.

Release date January 13, 2017

Even though his father was a cop, Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck) prefers to deal in the dark workings of organized crime. In the Prohibition Era of the 1920s, opportunities to make money seem endless -- and so do the dangers that go with the job.

Why is Live By Night rated R? The MPAA rated Live By Night R for strong violence, language throughout, and some sexuality/nudity

Live By Night
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Live By Night rated R? Live By Night is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence, language throughout, and some sexuality/nudity

- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence (some in a domestic context) with blood and some detail.
- Depictions of physical assault and injury.
- Gory and grotesque images
- Disturbing scenes.
- May frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Simulated sexual activity.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Sexual references.
- Breast nudity in a sexual photographic context.
- Crude content.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 95 instances of coarse language. including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions.
- Sexual and ethno-cultural slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Frequent tobacco and alcohol use.

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Live By Night
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language, Violence.
Manitoba 14A Coarse Language, Violence.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Live By Night"

Cast and Crew

Live By Night is directed by Ben Affleck and stars Ben Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning.

This movie is based on the novel Live By Night by Denis Lehane.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Live By Night movie is March 21, 2017. Here are some details…

Live By Night releases to home video on March 21, 2017.

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