Southpaw parents guide

Southpaw Parent Guide

A boxer finds his focus shifting in the wake of a personal tragedy.

Release date July 24, 2015

The success Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) has found as a boxer is compromised by a personal tragedy. Now he can't seem to fight his way out of his own problems.

Why is Southpaw rated R? The MPAA rated Southpaw R for language throughout, and some violence.

Run Time: 124 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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:

Violence:
- 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.

Sexual Content:
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.

Language:
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.

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Cast and Crew

Southpaw is directed by Antoine Fuqua and stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams.

Home Video

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.

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