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A Walk Among the Tombstones

Release Date

MPAA Rating

R

Director

Scott Frank

Cast

Liam Neeson
Boyd Holbrook
Dan Stevens

Studio

2014 Universal Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: A Walk Among the Tombstones.

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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.

Synopsis

An unlicensed private investigator with a troubled past (Liam Neeson) agrees to help a grieving drug lord (Dan Stevens) track down the men who kidnapped and killed his wife.

Content Details

Why Is A Walk Among the Tombstones Rated R?

A Walk Among the Tombstones is rated R for strong violence, disturbing images, language and brief nudity

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in A Walk Among the Tombstones...

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:



Violence:
- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Portrayals of torture, dismemberment, beating, electrocution, strangulation and shooting
- Some violence involving children.
- Infrequent portrayals of and references to sexual violence in a context of sadism.
- Occasional gory and grotesque images including blood, dismemberment, and wound detail.
- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.
- Theme of torture.
- Scene depicting suicide.

Sexual Content:
- Breast nudity is shown in some detail.
- Nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Sexual references, language and innuendo.
- Fondling.

Language:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual or aggressive context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent, sometimes aggressive use of vulgar expressions and ethno-cultural slurs.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Scene of drug use involving cocaine.
- Substance abuse.

Extra info about this movie

The movie is based on the novel A Walk Among the Tombstones by Lawrence Block.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

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Actor Liam Neeson plays other characters out to avenge wrongdoing. In Taken he is a father looking for his kidnapped daughter. In The A-Team he is trying to clear his besmirched name. And in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace he is attempting to bring justice to an entire galaxy.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Violence, Coarse Language, Theme of Torture.
AB 18A Brutal Violence.
MB 14A Not Recommended for Children, Brutal Violence, Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Disturbing Content, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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