White Boy Rick parents guide

White Boy Rick Parent Guide

Whose side is he on?

Release date September 14, 2018

Detroit. 1980s. Ricky Wershe Jr. is a drug dealer and FBI informant. And he's 14 years old.

Why is White Boy Rick rated R? The MPAA rated White Boy Rick R for language throughout, drug content, violence, some sexual references, and brief nudity

Run Time: 111 minutes

White Boy Rick
Rating & Content Info

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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

Violence:
- 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.

Sexual Content:
- 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.

Profanity:
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.
- Slurs.

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.

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News About "White Boy Rick"

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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.

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