Sharper Parent Guide Everyone has a motive. Release date February 17, 2023 Apple TV+: A con artist targets a Manhattan billionaire, who also happens to be dating his mom. Why is Sharper rated R? The MPA rated Sharper R for language throughout and some sexual references. Run Time: 116 minutes Watch the trailer for Sharper News About "Sharper" Cast and Crew Sharper is directed by Benjamin Caron and stars Julianne Moore, Sebastian Stan, Justice Smith.