Why it’s rated R: Constant strong language, violence including a gun, a bomb, characters injured and killed, betrayal and illegal behavior, sexual humor and situation.
Minimum age: Mature teens.
Family discussion: What makes Lee change his mind about Kyle? Would you take investing advice from Lee?
If you like this, try: “Dog Day Afternoon” and “The Big Short.”
Why it’s rated R: Violence with graphic and disturbing images, characters injured and killed, sexual references and situations, explicit nudity, very strong language, decadent behavior, drugs.
Family discussion: How does this film comment on social justice issues in our society? What does the ABBA song tell you about the story?
If you like this, try: “Snowpiercer.”
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