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George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, and Alexander Siddig star as intertwining characters in this movie, which tries to untangle the political and economical motivations behind the complex world of the oil industry. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: D
Sexual Content: A-
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Theater Release: 08 Dec 2005
Video Release: 19 Jun 2006
MPAA Rating: R
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Syriana is rated R: for violence and language.

Cast: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Siddig
Studio: 2005 Warner Home Video

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Why Is Syriana Rated R?

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