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MPAA Rating: R-Rating (MPAA) for strong brutal violence, drug content and pervasive language

Movie Critics
…more than 275 obscenities, too much bloody violence and a humanist worldview…

Extremely Offensive
Moviemaking Quality:

Primary Audience:
Crime / Thriller
1 hr. 45 min.
Year of Release:
Jason Patric in “Narc”

Starring: Jason Patric, Ray Liotta, Busta Rhymes, Chi McBride, Richard Chevolleau | Directed by: Joe Carnahan | Produced by: Ray Liotta, Michelle Grace | Written by: Joe Carnahan | Distributor: Paramount/Lions Gate

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Positive—I have never had such mixed feelings about a movie. On one hand, this movie is a foul, gritty cop drama that has f- and s-words littered constantly throughout, extreme violence, and graphic depictions of drug use. But on the other hand, it is a powerful, gripping film about two cops (Ray Liotta and Jason Patric) on the Detroit Narc Squad going about the investigation of a murder in unorthodox ways. Both cops, in my opinion, are good men, but they are forced to uphold and enforce the law in a world of violence and mayhem. Thus, many times they resort to aggresiveness and cruelty to do the job. I cannot recommend this film to anyone who might be strongly offended by the content mentioned above. Being a Catholic, it was hard for me to listen to constant profanity, but it only detracted from the movie, instead of ruining it completely.
My Ratings: [Very Offensive / 4]
Andrew Tynan, age 15