Where "Gangster Squad" ranks on a family-friendliness scale.

"Gangster Squad"

Rated: R

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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