Stand Up Guys parents guide

Stand Up Guys

Release date January 31, 2013

There is no honor among thieves. So although this aging gang of crooks (Al Pacino, Alan Arkin, Christopher Walken) may think they have been pals for a long time, the truth is one of has taken an assignment to kill one of his buddies.

Why is Stand Up Guys rated R? The MPAA rated Stand Up Guys R for language, sexual content, violence and brief drug use.

Stand Up Guys
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Stand Up Guys rated R? Stand Up Guys is rated R by the MPAA for language, sexual content, violence and brief drug use.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Infrequent portrayals of gun and hand-to-hand violence, with some blood and little detail.

- Several scenes of violence depicting beating and shooting.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Scene of sexual content.

- Non-sexual nudity.

- Implied sexual activity.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, mostly in a non-sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang and crude sexual references.

- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs, mild cursing, and profanity.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Tobacco use / smoking.

- Infrequent, detailed portrayals of prescription drug abuse.

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Stand Up Guys
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Crude Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence, Tobacco Use.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Stand Up Guys is directed by Fisher Stevens and stars Al Pacino, Alan Arkin, Christopher Walken.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Stand Up Guys movie is May 21, 2013. Here are some details…

Stand Up Guys will release to home video on May 21, 2013.

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These actors have had long careers, usually playing tough guys. But the can also be seen in the movies S1mOne and Ocean’s Thirteen (Al Pacino), Hairspray and Sarah, Plain and Tall (Christopher Walken), and Argo and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause.