The Town parents guide

The Town

Release date September 17, 2010

Claire (Rebecca Hall) is traumatized after being used as a hostage during a bank robbery. While trying to heal, she begins a relationship with a handsome stranger named Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck) -- unaware he is one of the career thieves behind the heist.

Why is The Town rated R? The MPAA rated The Town R for strong violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.

The Town
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 The Town rated R? The Town is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.

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


- Portrayals of graphic violence.

- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Depictions shooting, beating and fighting (some blood and detail shown).

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity seen in a sexual situation.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Brief simulated sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references and crude language.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context,

- infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and mild cursing.

- Slurs

Drugs and Alcohol:

- References to drugs, alcohol and tobacco.

- Substance abuse.

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The Town
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language, Violence
Alberta 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Children, Violence, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Vulgar language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "The Town"

Cast and Crew

The Town is directed by Ben Affleck and stars Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Town movie is December 17, 2010. Here are some details…

The Town release to DVD and Blu-ray on December 17, 2010.

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Ben Affleck plays another character that lets his romantic feelings get in the way of his job in the movie Paycheck. Beautiful women also distract handsome criminals in Entrapment and To Catch a Thief.