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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.
Matthew McConaughey plays a criminal lawyer on the move, conducting business from the backseat of his Lincoln sedan. But after being hired to defend a Beverly Hills playboy accused of attempted murder, he discovers a dark side to his high-profile client.
Why Is The Lincoln Lawyer Rated R?
The Lincoln Lawyer is rated R for some violence, sexual content and language.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Lincoln Lawyer...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence
- Brief portrayals of graphic violence
- Depictions of shooting and fighting.
- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes
- Violent acts shown in a realistic and detailed manner.
- Implied sexual activity
- Scene depicting sexual violence.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing
Language: Use of expletives
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context,
- Frequent use of scatological slang and cursing.
- Infrequent use of sexual slurs
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Some substance abuse.
- Tobacco use.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to The Lincoln Lawyer.
A young girl hires a lawyer to defend her after discovering she’s been conceived to provide organs for her dying sibling in My Sister’s Keeper . The battle over gun control is at the center of John Grisham’s courtroom drama Runaway Jury. After the deaths of eight children, a group of parents hire a lawyer to find who is responsible in A Civil Action.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of The Lincoln Lawyer...
The Lincoln Lawyer is releasing to DVD and Blu-ray on July 12, 2011.