From Paris with Love
While working at the American embassy in Paris, low-level intelligence agent James Reece gets pulled into action and espionage above his pay grade when he's ordered to assist an eccentric, trigger-happy senior agent on a shadowy assignment.
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- Pierre Morel
- This movie is
- DVD and Blu-ray
RStrong bloody violence throughout, drug content, pervasive language and brief sexuality
English, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; making-of featurette; trailer; additional featurettes.
English, English SDH, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: DTS 7.1 HD, French: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; making-of featurette; trailer; additional featurettes and more.
From Paris with LoveClose
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this overly elaborate action thriller is filled to the brim with gunfights, blood, and bullet-spraying sequences. It attempts to be more complex than the average shoot-'em-up, but the violence is so unrelenting that it becomes numbing. There's also lots of rough-and-tumble language (including "s--t" and "f--k"), scenes with drug imagery and use, and a sequence in which a man picks up a prostitute and has sex with her (no nudity shown, but plenty of moaning). The movie's political themes oversimplify present-day concerns about security.
- Sexual Content
- A man picks up a prostitute and then proceeds to bed her. There's no nudity, but much moaning is heard. A couple kisses in one scene. The girl strips down and changes clothes while her boyfriend has his back turned.
- Plenty of gunfights, with characters spraying bullets all over the place, their targets slumping on the floor, dead and bloodied. In one scene, people are thrown from great heights and shown hitting the ground. Both good and bad characters train their guns on people at point-blank range, sometimes pulling the trigger. Also lots of explosions, both on purpose and otherwise.
- Abundant and often, including "bitch," "s--t," and "f--k" (and variations like "motherf---er"). Also, "goddamn" and "for Christ's sake" used as exclamations.
- Social Behavior
- Six words: Be careful what you wish for. In this film, a worldly diplomat discovers that not everything is as it seems, and that what he has longed for all his life -- a big promotion -- may not measure up to the dream. But those disappointments pale in comparison to true heartache. Also, the movie's story reinforces the problematic idea that violence is a good problem-solving device.
- Logos for cars.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Cocaine rains down to the ground after undercover agents shoot up a ceiling; one of them collects it in a vase, from which they later snort small amounts. Also some social drinking.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it