The Art of War
Part of the United Nations' elite covert action unit, Shaw (Wesley Snipes) is trained in the art of victory without combat. But when Shaw is framed for an ambassador's murder, he'll do whatever it takes to clear his name. As terrorists threaten the signing of a worldwide free trade agreement, Shaw pairs with a U.N. interpreter (Marie Matiko) to track the real killers. Donald Sutherland and Anne Archer co-star in this political thriller.
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- Christian Duguay
RStrong violence, some sexuality, language and brief drug content
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; region 1encoding; interactive menus; scene access; theatrical trailer; feature-length audio commentary by director; film highlights.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this adult espionage kill-fest isn't recommended for young teens, even those used to graphic violence. Parents should know there is near constant fatal gun violence, otherwise martial arts fighting, people thrown into glass causing shatters and blood, strangling, car chases, and a truckload of dead Vietnamese refugees. There is also nudity, sex, and strong language.
- Sexual Content
- At a party, a young teen girl appears to give a North Korean diplomat oral sex under the table. We see topless women at an underground club. The car Shaw steals has a picture of a naked woman dangling from the mirror. Julia takes her clothes off because she's bugged, but shows little bare skin.
- Near constant fatal gun violence, otherwise martial arts fighting, people thrown into glass causing shatters and blood, strangling, car chases, and a truckload of dead Vietnamese refugees. Intense chase scenes involve characters jumping from very high pl
- Infrequent but occasionally extreme expletives.
- Social Behavior
- Not applicable.
- Not applicable.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Brief drug reference.
- 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