The Way of the Gun

2000 R 1h 59m DVD

The Way of the Gun

2000 R 1h 59m DVD
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Criminals Longbaugh (Benicio Del Toro) and Parker (Ryan Phillippe) kidnap a pregnant surrogate mother (Juliette Lewis) for a $15 million ransom from the baby's gangster father in Oscar-winning writer Christopher MacQuarrie's (The Usual Suspects) directorial debut. But as the duo waits in Mexico with the woman in tow, they discover they may be in over their heads. Packed with twists, this actioner features a killer turn by co-star James Caan.
Ryan Phillippe, Benicio Del Toro, James Caan, Juliette Lewis, Taye Diggs, Nicky Katt, Geoffrey Lewis, Sarah Silverman
Christopher McQuarrie
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
age 16+
Common Sense rating Pause for kids 16 & under
age 16+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this is an exceptionally violent movie with a very gory childbirth scene and lots and lots of gunfire. Many characters die brutal deaths. Characters drink, smoke, commit adultery, use profanity, lie, cheat, and steal.

Sexual Content

Sexual references and situations, scenes in brothel, adultery.


Extreme and prolonged violence.


Very strong language.

Social Behavior


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Drinking, smoking, and drug use.

  • 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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