Where "Gangster Squad" ranks on a family-friendliness scale.
Length: 113 minutes
Synopsis: A secret crew of police officers led by two determined sergeants work together in an effort to take down the ruthless mob king Mickey Cohen, who runs the city.
Violence/scary rating: 5
Sexual-content rating: 4
Profanity rating: 5
Drugs/alcohol rating: 4
Family Time rating: Definitely an R movie, mostly because of the violence. Older teens may be able to watch, but you make the call.
(Ratings are judged on a five-point scale, with 5 being "bad for kids" and 1 being "fine for kids.")
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