Runaway Jury

2003 PG-13 2h 2m Blu-ray / DVD

Runaway Jury

2003 PG-13 2h 2m Blu-ray / DVD
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In this drama based on John Grisham's best-selling novel, Nick Easter (John Cusack) gets himself on the jury of a landmark case against a gun manufacturer and, as the foreman, tries to influence the other jury members to vote a certain way. Meanwhile, Easter's girlfriend, Marlee (Rachel Weisz), tries to swindle the attorneys (Gene Hackman and Dustin Hoffman) to pay millions of dollars to have the jury return a verdict friendly to their clients.
Cast
John Cusack, Rachel Weisz, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Jeremy Piven, Bruce McGill, Nick Searcy, Stanley Anderson, Bruce Davison, Cliff Curtis, Bill Nunn, Nora Dunn, Rusty Schwimmer, Guy Torry
Director
Gary Fleder
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1
Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral)
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Screen
Widescreen 2.35:1
Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral)
Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio
Rating
PG-13 - Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers. PG-13 - Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers.
age 14+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 14+
age 14+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this is really not a kid movie subject-wise unless they're already fans of John Grisham. It has some violent and very tense moments, opening with a tragic shooting (off-camera) and describing another. The movie's theme is gun control. There's a violent video game. Characters smoke and drink (one has a drinking problem) and use strong language. A character attempts suicide. Many of the characters in the movie are ruthless and unethical.

Sexual Content

Non-explicit sexual situation, reference to adultery and abortion.

Violence

Theme of gun violence. Characters in peril.

Language

Some strong language.

Social Behavior

Not applicable

Consumerism

Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Characters drink and smoke.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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