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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.
Claire (Rebecca Hall) is traumatized after being used as a hostage during a bank robbery. While trying to heal, she begins a relationship with a handsome stranger named Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck) -- unaware he is one of the career thieves behind the heist.
Why Is The Town Rated R?
The Town is rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Town...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Portrayals of graphic violence.
- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Depictions shooting, beating and fighting (some blood and detail shown).
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Breast nudity seen in a sexual situation.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Brief simulated sexual activity.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Sexual references and crude language.
- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context,
- infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and mild cursing.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- References to drugs, alcohol and tobacco.
- Substance abuse.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to The Town.
Ben Affleck plays another character that lets his romantic feelings get in the way of his job in the movie Paycheck. Beautiful women also distract handsome criminals in Entrapment and To Catch a Thief.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of The Town...
The Town release to DVD and Blu-ray on December 17, 2010.