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Win Win

Released

Mar 18, 2011

Latest Home Video

Aug 23, 2011

MPAA Rating

R

Director

Thomas McCarthy

Cast

Paul Giamatti
Amy Ryan
Jeffrey Tambor
Alex Shaffer. Melanie Lynskey

Studio

2010 Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: Win Win.

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Synopsis

Mike Flaherty (Paul Giamatti) is a stressed out, financially failing lawyer who is trying to earn a little extra cash by coaching the high school wrestling team. When the runaway grandson (Alex Shaffer) of a client shows up on his doorstep, he ends up with an extra mouth to feed -- but perhaps also with a star athlete for the struggling school team.

Content Details

Why Is Win Win Rated R?

Win Win is rated R for language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Win Win...

Violence: A teen character pushes a woman onto a bed and holds his hand over her mouth. A young man sports a black eye that he purportedly got from an adult male.

Sexual Content: Male buttock nudity is seen when a man moons another. Using crude and suggestive terms, a man talks about his wife’s adulterous activities. Some other brief innuendo is included.

Language: The script contains numerous strong sexual expletives, frequent scatological slang, profanities, crude remarks and terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Teens and adults smoke on several occasions, including to relieve stress. The script contains some discussion about the harm of smoking. Characters drink with dinner and in other social settings. A woman’s illegal drug use is frequently discussed.

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Along with this film, Thomas McCarthy wrote and directed The Visitor. Paul Giamatti can also be seen in The Illusionist and Cinderella Man.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Coarse Language.
AB 14A Coarse Language.
MB 14A Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language.
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Win Win...

Win Win releases to DVD and Blu-ray on August 23, 2011, with the following bonus extras:

- Deleted Scenes: Mike Meets with Mrs. Tedesco and Family and Leo Drive to Courthouse

- Tom McCarthy and Joe Tiboni discuss WIN WIN

- David Thompson at Sundance 2011

- In Conversation with Tom McCarthy and Paul Giamatti at Sundance 2011

- Family

- Music Video: Think You Can Wait by The National

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Mary Fitzgerald says: Mar. 05, 2011

FANTASTIC family film!!!! a bit of swearing hence the R rating but no other reason it should be R—-great all around—-

Rod Gustafson says: Mar. 07, 2011

Thank you for your comments Mary. We don’t usually review R-rated films, but we were curious about this one as well. It is currently in limited release, but if it opens in our area we will take a look. We appreciate tips from our readers!

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