The Lincoln Lawyer parents guide

The Lincoln Lawyer Parent Guide

Release date March 18, 2011

Matthew McConaughey plays a criminal lawyer on the move, conducting business from the backseat of his Lincoln sedan. But after being hired to defend a Beverly Hills playboy accused of attempted murder, he discovers a dark side to his high-profile client.

Why is The Lincoln Lawyer rated R? The MPA rated The Lincoln Lawyer R for some violence, sexual content and language.

Run Time: 119 minutes

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The Lincoln Lawyer
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is The Lincoln Lawyer rated R? The Lincoln Lawyer is rated R by the MPAA for some violence, sexual content and language.

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


- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence

- Brief portrayals of graphic violence

- Depictions of shooting and fighting.

- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes

- Violent acts shown in a realistic and detailed manner.

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity

- Scene depicting sexual violence.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing

Language: Use of expletives

- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context,

- Frequent use of scatological slang and cursing.

- Infrequent use of sexual slurs

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Some substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

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News About "The Lincoln Lawyer"

Cast and Crew

The Lincoln Lawyer is directed by Brad Furman and stars Matthew McConaughey .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Lincoln Lawyer movie is July 12, 2011. Here are some details…

The Lincoln Lawyer is releasing to DVD and Blu-ray on July 12, 2011.

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