Southpaw Parent Guide
A boxer finds his focus shifting in the wake of a personal tragedy.
Rating & Content Info
Why is Southpaw rated R? Southpaw is rated R by the MPAA for language throughout, and some violence.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Several scenes of violence depicting fighting and shooting.
- Frequent portrayals of gun and hand-to-hand violence (many in a sports context), with some blood and detail shown.
- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Frequent explicit violence with realistic detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Infrequent detailed references to suicide.
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
Approximately 140 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive or sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent use of profanity, cursing and vulgar expressions.
- Ethno-cultural slurs.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- References to drugs, alcohol and tobacco.
- Alcohol use.
Page last updated July 17, 2017
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Cast and Crew
Southpaw is directed by Antoine Fuqua and stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams.
The most recent home video release of Southpaw movie is October 27, 2015. Here are some details…
Southpaw releases to home video on October 27, 2015.