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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.
Why Is Win Win Rated R?
Win Win is rated R for language.
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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Canadian Movie Ratings
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
- Music Video: Think You Can Wait by The National