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Rather then see his son unjustly imprisoned for trafficking drugs, a father (Dwayne Johnson) makes a plea bargain and offers to go undercover to catch the real criminals.
Why Is Snitch Rated PG-13?
Snitch is rated PG-13 for drug content and sequences of violence.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Snitch...
Violence: Various scenes in the movie depict violent confrontations involving guns and fists. Characters are punched, beaten, and shot—sometimes fatally (with some blood shown). Vehicles are driven in a dangerous way on public roads and are deliberately crashed into each other causing accidents that involving other innocent people. Married couples argue. A young man, assaulted while in prison, is seen with wounds on his face.
Sexual Content: A man is seen without a shirt—his body is covered in tattoos. Married couples kiss.
Language: About two-dozen profanities are used, including scatological curses and terms of deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
The plot is centered on illegal drug use, but drugs are portrayed as a negative choice and serious consequences are included for those who participate in trafficking them. One scene shows a man being forced to sniff a small amount of cocaine from a knife.
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Brokedown Palace tells the story of two young women who became unsuspecting drug “mules” in Thailand and end up in that country’s unforgiving prison system.To rescue his child a former spy takes on a human trafficking ring in Taken. Another father makes huge sacrifices for the wellbeing of his son in The Pursuit of Happyness. Dwayne Johnson plays a softer dad in The Game Plan.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Snitch...
Home Video Notes: Snitch
Release Date: 11 June 2013
Snitch releases to home video (DVD and Blu-ray) with the following extras:
- Privileged Information: The Making of Snitch
- Audio Commentary
- Deleted Scenes