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Goon

Released

Mar 30, 2012

Latest Home Video

May 29, 2012

MPAA Rating

R

Director

Michael Dowse

Cast

Seann William Scott
Jay Baruchel
Alison Pill
Eugene Levy
Liev Schreiber

Studio

2012 Magnet Releasing

Still shot from the movie: Goon.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.

Synopsis

Doing nothing to quell criticism about violence in sports, Goon portrays one man's rise from picked-on kid to leader of a semi-pro hockey team. Played by Seann William Scott, this guy's best skill is taking off the gloves and fighting for the win.

Content Details

Why Is Goon Rated R?

Goon is rated R for brutal violence, non-stop language, some strong sexual content and drug use.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Goon...

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

Violence:

- Frequent explicit violence.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with details, blood and tissue damage.

- Frequent hand-to-hand violence, most in a sports context, with blood and some detail shown.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity seen in a non-sexual context.

- Brief portrayals of sexual activity with breast nudity.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Frequent, often aggressive use of crude and descriptive sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Crude content.

- Detailed offensive scenes.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions.

Language:

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

- Frequent use of scatological slang, sexual and ethno-cultural slurs, and vulgar expressions.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Infrequent portrayals of illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

- Tobacco use.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Goon.

If you are a hockey fan, you may appreciate the gentler depiction of the sport in the movies Miracle and The Mighty Ducks (also D2-The Mighty Ducks).  Another player who relies on his fighting skills instead of athletic abilities finds himself in the penalty box in the children’s film Tooth Fairy.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
18A Frequent Coarse Language.
AB 18A Language May Offend.
MB 18A Violence, Gory Scenes, Coarse Language.
ON 18A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
NB
NS
NL
PE
18A

Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A

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Details on home video releases of Goon...

Goon is releasing to home video no May 29, 2012.

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