Sylvester Stallone steps back into the boxing ring, this time as an aging pugilist who has agreed to stage a grudge match between himself and a competitor (Robert De Niro) he hasn't faced in 30 years.
Why Is Grudge Match Rated PG-13?
Grudge Match is rated PG-13 for sports action violence, sexual content and language.
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Violence: Sports violence includes punching, a kick to the groin and brief mixed martial arts action. Some bloody injuries are shown. Characters are knocked out. Characters are involved in a car accident that leaves one of them with a cut on the head.
Sexual Content: A man repeatedly talks about his sexual exploits including getting a woman pregnant. A character has implied sexual encounter in the back seat of a car is implied between an older man and a much younger woman (only bare shoulders are shown). Numerous crude terms for body parts, prostitutes and sexual acts are repeatedly used. A reference is made to inappropriate interactions with a scoutmaster. A man brags about his sexual activities. A man makes a comical quip about raping a fellow prisoner. Girls are shown in bikinis.
Language: The script contains frequent profanities, scatological slang and terms of Deity, along with crude terms for sexual acts and anatomy. A man uses a crude hand gesture.
Alcohol / Drug Use:A character drinks frequently, including at breakfast. His alcohol consumption is a problem during training and causes him to make other poor choices.
Other: A character soaks his hands in horse urine. Characters teach a child to lie.
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Sylvester Stallone made a name for himself as an actor in the Rocky franchise. He plays a similar, aging boxer talked back into the ring in Rocky Balboa. Robert De Niro has been in the acting business since the 1960s. He can be seen in Everybody’s Fine and Awakenings.
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Home Video Notes: Grudge Match
Release Date: 8 April 2014
Grudge Match releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- The Bull & The Stallion
- In the Ring with Kevin Hart
- Ringside with Tyson & Holyfield
- Blow for Blow with Larry Holmes: Kevin Hart Unedited
- Alternate Opening
- Alternate Endings with an Introduction by Peter Segal
- Additional Deleted Scenes