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Why is The Man rated PG-13? The Man is rated PG-13 by the MPAA
Buddy movies are nothing new, especially ones that join odd couples. In this case, it’s the family-conscious, model citizen who regularly flosses, teamed with the scowling, hardened, street detective. While audiences know the traits of the two men are bound to rub off on each other, the events are painfully predictable at times.
However, the main characters aren’t the only strange pairing to show up. The film swings between moments of slapstick (relying on Levy’s trademark comedic style) and brutal shootings. Violent street beatings are also depicted when Derrick goes after his local informant looking for a tip about the missing guns. As he works his way closer to the guy in charge of the operation, the body count increases. As well, Andy complains about Derrick’s use of vulgar language, yet the profanities (including several uses of a strong expletive) are repeated throughout the movie.
Playing on the mistaken identities and incorrect information, the writers have created a plot where coincidental circumstances lead to trouble for an unsuspecting civilian. Yet even with moments of creative writing, The Man’s content concerns will leave many family viewers feeling as uncomfortable as a trip to the dentist’s chair.
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Page last updated February 13, 2012
|British Columbia||Not Rated||Coarse Language. Violence.|
|Alberta||Not Rated||Coarse Language.|
|Manitoba||Not Rated||Coarse Language.-----|
|Quebec||Not Rated||Not recommended for young children.|
|Canadian Home Video||14A|
The most recent home video release of The Man movie is January 16, 2006. Here are some details…
DVD Release Date: 17 January 2006
Who’s The Man? Find out on New Line Home Video’s DVD release of this Eugene Levy comedy. For extra laughs, deleted scenes and a gag reel have been added as bonus features. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), with subtitles in English and Spanish.