The Family

Some call it organized crime. Others call it family.


The Family
In this off-beat action comedy, an American mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after betraying the mob. Despite the best efforts of the CIA to keep them in line, the family can't help but revert to their old habits and blow their cover by handling their problems the Family way.

112 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence).
Comedy, Crime, Thriller.

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Credits

Cast
Robert de Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo, Tommy Lee Jones
Director
Luc Besson
ScreenplayLuc Besson, Michael Caleo, from the book by Tonino Benacquista
MusicEvgueni Galperine, Sacha Galperine
CinematographyThierry Arbogast
EditingJulien Rey
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SA distributorNu Metro
Made in2013
Produced byEuropaCorp, Relativity Media, TF1 Films Production, Grive Productions, Canal+, TF1, Malavita

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy, thriller
LanguageStrong and frequent
NudityNone
SexBrief, simulated
ViolenceStrong and frequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseAlcohol, cigarettes and dagga
CommentsA family under the witness protection programme have to face a mafia mob.
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
5
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
4
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
5
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
3
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
2
Violence
4
Sex
3
Language
4
Consumerism
3
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Stephanie Merrie quote iconHumdrum mayhem in Normandy.
5
ScreenIt
T. Durgin quote iconThis is one of those movies that I think audiences will go either way on. I am giving it a mild recommendation, because I think the good outweighs the not-so-good.
11
Metacritic.com
28 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
99 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconLuc Besson's The Family suffers from an overly familiar setup and a number of jarring tonal shifts.
7
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation
10

What the People say

Internet
7997 Netizens
13

Average .. 47%

9

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