Man On A Ledge parents guide

Man On A Ledge

Overall C+

All eyes are on Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington), an ex-cop and ex-con, who stands on the ledge of a New York City skyscraper proclaiming his innocence in a former diamond robbery. Yet as a police psychologist (Elizabeth Banks) tries to talk him down, she begins to wonder if his suicidal protest isn't just a stunt intended to distract law enforcement officers.

Release date January 27, 2012

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

Why is Man On A Ledge rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Man On A Ledge PG-13 for violence and brief strong language.

Run Time: 102 minutes

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Man On A Ledge
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Man On A Ledge rated PG-13? Man On A Ledge is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence and brief strong language.

Violence: Moments of peril occur throughout this film. Characters engage in violent confrontations with fists and guns. A convict uses a compassionate leave pass as an opportunity to escape—he wrestles a guard to the ground and drives recklessly through a cemetery to evade police. A car is hit by a train and thrown to the side of the road, the driver is not injured. A man steps on to a high ledge outside his hotel room window and appears to be contemplating suicide. Characters break into a vault. Characters engage in vigilante justice.

Sexual Content: A female character is seen in her underwear and cleavage revealing clothes. Brief sexual innuendo.

Language: Single sexual expletive, some scatological and other moderate and mild profanities are used. Terms of Christian deity are also heard.

Drugs/Alcohol: A character drinks and briefly smokes a cigarette to relieve stress. Another smokes a cigar.


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Man On A Ledge
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence. Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Violence.
Manitoba PG Not recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Man On A Ledge is directed by Asger Leth and stars Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Man On A Ledge movie is May 29, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Man On a Ledge

Release Date: 29 May 2012

Man On a Ledge releases to home video with the following bonus extras:

- Trailer with commentary by Elizabeth Banks

- The Ledge

Related home video titles:

Sam Worthington stars in the movie Avatar and Elizabeth Banks appears in The Next Three Days. A police psychologist is also called in to negotiate with a man holding hostages in a hospital emergency room in the movie John Q. Another man decides he must use crime to fight crime in Tower Heist.