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White Boy Rick
Rating & Content Info
Why is White Boy Rick rated R? White Boy Rick is rated R by the MPAA for language throughout, drug content, violence, some sexual references, and brief nudity
- Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, with some blood and detail.
- Several scenes depicting physical assault and injury.
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Scene depicting surgery.
- Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Two scenes of nudity (depicting breasts and/or buttocks) in sexual and non-sexual contexts.
- Sexual references, language and innuendo.
- Crude content.
- Embracing and kissing.
Approximately 230 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some times in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Detailed portrayals of illegal substance use and trafficking.
- Three scenes of drug use involving cannabis and/or cocaine.
- Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context.
- Tobacco use.
Page last updated September 13, 2018
News About "White Boy Rick"
This news story talks about the real White Boy Rick.
Detroit in the 1980s is on the front lines of the War on Drugs. Overwhelmed by the crack epidemic, the police are desperately seeking insider knowledge. Enter Rick Wershe, Jr., a hustler and drug dealer. At 14 years of age, Rick becomes the youngest FBI informant in history.
Cast and Crew
White Boy Rick is directed by Director: Yann Demange and stars Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bel Powley.