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Jack Reacher

Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) has a vigilante approach to justice. So his initial investigation into five murders committed by a former military sniper is a bit of a witch-hunt until he discovers some deeper, unanswered questions about the crimes. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: B-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 130
Theater Release: 20 Dec 2012
Video Release: 07 May 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Jack Reacher is rated PG-13: for violence, language and some drug material.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Cast: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Robert Duvall, Jai Courtney
Studio: 2012 Paramount Pictures
Website: Official site for Jack Reacher.

Detailed Review

Though movies are filmed months in advance of their release, the content is sometimes eerily current. In the opening scenes of Jack Reacher, a sniper trains his gun sights… 
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Why Is Jack Reacher Rated PG-13?

Violence: While depictions of blood are limited to pools surrounding the dead shooting… 
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