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The staff (Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick and others) at New York high-rise apartment takes their jobs very seriously until they are cheated out of their pensions by the tenant in the penthouse pad (Alan Alda). To get a bit of their own back, they enlist a criminal (Eddie Murphy) to help them plan the perfect robbery.
Why Is Tower Heist Rated PG-13?
Tower Heist is rated PG-13 for language and sexual content.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Tower Heist...
Violence: A man vandalizes a car. Vigilantes plot and carry out a robbery. Characters use and threaten others with a gun (one shot is accidentally fired). A man is knocked unconscious when a maintenance cart is rammed into him. Characters are in peril of falling from heights. A man attempts suicide. A truck careens through the crowds during a parade. A sleep-inducing drug is put into some food. A police officer knocks down a man. Characters shoplift. An investment broker is accused of fraud.
Sexual Content: Frequent sexual references and innuendo are heard. Sexual slangs and anatomical terms for body parts are used. Sexual relationships (heterosexual and lesbian) are mentioned and crude discussions take place. Men look at a pornographic magazine (no overt nudity shown). An abstract painting of a naked woman is seen in the background.
Language: Pervasive use of scatological slang, mild and moderate profanities, vulgar expressions and terms of Deity. Infrequent racial slurs are heard.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Wine is sipped in a quiet home setting. Two main characters (one of whom is an FBI agent) drink until intoxicated at a bar.
Other: This movie glamorizes crime and defends law breaking by individuals who have been wronged.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Tower Heist.
Ben Stiller acts as another character responsible for the care of a building in Night at the Museum. Usually law-abiding citizens also plot crimes in the movies The Next Three Days, Mad Money, National Treasure, Like Dandelion Dust and Mutiny on the Bounty.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Tower Heist
Release Date: 21 February 2012
Tower Heist releases to home video in a Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy). The package includes:
- Feature commentary with director Brett Ratner, editor Mark Helfrich and co-writers Ted Griffin and Jeff Nathanson.
- Two Alternate Endings.
- Deleted & Alternate Scenes.
- Gag Reel.
- Plotting Tower Heist.
- U-Control Picture-in-Picture.
- The Music of Tower Heist.
- Pocket Blu.