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Aug 28, 2012

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Nov 26, 2012

MPAA Rating



John Hillcoat


Tom Hardy
Shia LaBeouf
Jason Clarke
Guy Pearce
Gary Oldman


2012 Weinstein Company

Still shot from the movie: Lawless.

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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.


In this gritty look at the bootlegging industry during the Depression era, the Bondurant family (Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and Jason Clarke) tries to keep control of their Virginia based moonshine manufacturing business when the local authorities and big-time mobsters decide they want in on the action.

Content Details

Why Is Lawless Rated R?

Lawless is rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity.

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

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


- Frequent explicit violence.

- Portrayals of torture.

- Upsetting and disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

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

- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, stabbing, throat-slitting and mutilation.

- Infrequent portrayals of corpses.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent breast and female frontal nudity shown in a non-sexual context.

- Partial and full nudity shown in a sexual situation.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive context.

- Frequent cursing.

- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural and sexual slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent tobacco use (smoking).

- Alcohol abuse.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

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

Tom Hardy can be seen in Inception. Shia LaBeouf stars in the Transformers franchise. He also appears in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, along with Jason Clarke.

Trailers & Clips

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Violence, Coarse Language.
AB 14A Brutal Violence, Nudity, Coarse Language.
MB 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+ Violence.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Lawless...

Lawless releases to home video on November 27, 2012.

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