Snitch parents guide


Overall A-

Rather then see his son unjustly imprisoned for trafficking drugs, a father (Dwayne Johnson) makes a plea bargain and offers to go undercover to catch the real criminals.

Release date February 21, 2013

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

Why is Snitch rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Snitch PG-13 for drug content and sequences of violence.

Run Time: 113 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Snitch rated PG-13? Snitch is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for drug content and sequences of violence.

Violence: Various scenes in the movie depict violent confrontations involving guns and fists. Characters are punched, beaten, and shot—sometimes fatally (with some blood shown). Vehicles are driven in a dangerous way on public roads and are deliberately crashed into each other causing accidents that involving other innocent people. Married couples argue. A young man, assaulted while in prison, is seen with wounds on his face.

Sexual Content: A man is seen without a shirt—his body is covered in tattoos. Married couples kiss.

Language: About two-dozen profanities are used, including scatological curses and terms of deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

The plot is centered on illegal drug use, but drugs are portrayed as a negative choice and serious consequences are included for those who participate in trafficking them. One scene shows a man being forced to sniff a small amount of cocaine from a knife.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Violence
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Snitch"

Cast and Crew

Snitch is directed by Ric Roman Waugh and stars Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jon Bernthal, Rafi Gavron.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Snitch movie is June 11, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Snitch

Release Date: 11 June 2013

Snitch releases to home video (DVD and Blu-ray) with the following extras:

- Privileged Information: The Making of Snitch

- Audio Commentary

- Deleted Scenes

Related home video titles:

Brokedown Palace tells the story of two young women who became unsuspecting drug “mules” in Thailand and end up in that country’s unforgiving prison system.To rescue his child a former spy takes on a human trafficking ring in Taken. Another father makes huge sacrifices for the wellbeing of his son in The Pursuit of Happyness. Dwayne Johnson plays a softer dad in The Game Plan.