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Lakeview Terrace

Talk about your difficult neighbor! New house owners, Chris and Lisa Mattson (Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington) are hardly unpacked before the man next door (Samuel L. Jackson) begins invading their privacy. Soon his actions have escalated to harassment. But the couple has nowhere to turn for help because the perpetrator is a police officer. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 110
Theater Release: 18 Sep 2008
Video Release: 27 Jan 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Lakeview Terrace is rated PG-13: for intense thematic material, violence, sexuality, language and some drug references.

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson, Kerry Washington
Studio: 2008 Sony Screen Gems
Website: Official site for Lakeview Terrace.

Detailed Review

"To protect and to serve" is taken to a whole new level by Abel Turner (Samuel Jackson). The 28-year-veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department never puts his gun down.… 
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Why Is Lakeview Terrace Rated PG-13?

This script is packed with moderate profanities as well as a couple of strong, sexual… 
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