The Lincoln Lawyer Movie Poster
  • Released
  • March 18, 2011
  • R, 1 hr 59 min
  • Drama
  • 6,746 Fan Ratings

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Parents need to know that The Lincoln Lawyer is a John Grisham-esque legal thriller. It has enough language, violence, and substance use to make it far too mature for younger teens -- plus plot twists and courtroom intrigue that will also go over some heads. The violence includes everything from murders and a gang beat-down to sexual assaults replayed a few times from different perspectives. Language includes a few uses of "f--k," plus "s--t" and "a--hole"; there's only one actual love scene (with partial undressing but no actual nudity) but several references to prostitution and sex. This Matthew McConaughey thriller is far too heavy to attract younger audiences, but parents with teens should be aware of the violence and crimes depicted in the story.

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