Roman J. Israel, Esq. parents guide

Roman J. Israel, Esq. Parent Guide

It doesn't pay to be a nice guy.

Release date November 17, 2017

Denzel Washington plays Roman J. Israel Esq., an idealistic (and stubborn) defense attorney who is trapped in the past. When unforeseen changes force him to move on with the times, he struggles to hang onto his ethics while also trying to grasp much-needed financial opportunities.

Why is Roman J. Israel, Esq. rated PG-13? The MPA rated Roman J. Israel, Esq. PG-13 for language and some violence.

Run Time: 123 minutes

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Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Roman J. Israel, Esq. rated PG-13? Roman J. Israel, Esq. is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for language and some violence.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of gun and hand-to-hand violence with no blood or detail.
- Scene of violence depicting physical assault.
- Scenes that may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Alcohol use.

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News About "Roman J. Israel, Esq."

Roman J. Israel Esq. was formerly titled Inner City. The movie is scheduled to release on November 17, 2017 (Limited) and November 22, 2017 (Expanding).

From the Studio:
INNER CITY is a dramatic thriller set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as Roman Israel, a driven, idealistic defense attorney who, through a tumultuous series of events, finds himself in a crisis that leads to extreme action. Colin Farrell costars as the monied, cutthroat lawyer who recruits Roman to his firm.
Written by Sony Pictures

Roman J. Israel Esq. played at various film festivals prior to it's theatrical release scheduled in November 2017. It has met with mixed reviews. Most praise Washington's characterization of Roman, but feel the plot becomes plodding and pointless. Booked on limited screens (November 17, 2017), with plans to expand later (November 22, 2017), it will be interesting to see if the film creates enough positive buzz to broaden its release.

Roman J. Israel Esq. is the second movie from director Dan Gilroy. His first was Nightcrawler in 2014.

Cast and Crew

Roman J. Israel, Esq. is directed by Dan Gilroy and stars Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo                       .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Roman J. Israel, Esq. movie is February 13, 2018. Here are some details…

Roman J. Israel, Esq. releases to home video (Blu-ray + Digital) on February 13, 2018, with the following extras:
- Eight Deleted Scenes
- Three Featurettes

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Denzel Washington also appears in Remember the Titans and The Great Debaters. Colin Ferrell can be seen in Saving Mr. Banks and The New World.

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