Man's best friend

Overall B

War is a traumatizing event -- for both humans and animals. So the family of the soldier that worked with the canine unit in Afghanistan, adopts his dog when the animal returns to the USA.

Release date June 26, 2015

Violence C
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B+
Substance Use B+

Why is Max rated PG? The MPAA rated Max PG for action violence, peril, brief language and some thematic elements.

Run Time: 111 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Max rated PG? Max is rated PG by the MPAA for action violence, peril, brief language and some thematic elements.

Violence: Warfare and soldiering in a war zone are shown. Soldiers are attacked and fired upon. At leas one character is killed. Drug and arms dealers are also shown with weapons. Guns are aimed at an animal and fired at other characters. A teen rips off video games and sells them illegally. A character is kicked out of her home for getting a tattoo. A family grieves the death of a child. A character sells stolen items to criminals. A man talks about his father who is serving time in prison. Dogs fight. Animals and humans fall down a cliff. A character is punched in the face. A man is taken hostage. An explosion and fire cause crates of ammunition to go off. Characters are in peril. Non-graphic violence is shown.

Sexual Content: A teen girl kisses a boy.

Language: The script contains infrequent mild curses.

Alcohol / Drug Use:A man offers an employee a beer at work.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Violence.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Max is directed by Boaz Yakin and stars Lauren Graham, Robbie Amell, Thomas Haden Church.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Max movie is October 27, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Max
Release Date: 27 October 2015
Max releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD) with the following supplements:
- Working with Max
- Hero Dogs: A Journey

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