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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Violence


Action/Comedy. Based on characters created by George Gallo. After a series of murders in Miami, a cop (Will Smith) and his retired partner (Martin Lawrence) work to find the killer.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and illegal drug use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Teamwork
  • Uncovering the truth
  • The importance of family

Classification rationale

Rated 14A coarse language and violence

Classification date

January 10, 2020