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Heist Review

For Families provided by Common Sense Media

not for kids

Captivating David Mamet movie for grown-ups.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie has very strong language, sexual references and situations (including sex used as a bargaining chip), drinking, smoking, robbery, and a very violent shoot-out.

  • Families can talk about whether it is possible to be loyal to people who are professional betrayers. Are there any good guys in this movie? How can you tell?

What to watch for
  • violence false4

    Violence: Violent confrontations, characters killed. Tense scenes.

  • sex false3

    Sex: Sexual references and situations, including adultery.

  • language false4

    Language: Very strong language.

  • consumerism false0

    Consumerism: Not an issue

  • drugsalcoholtobacco false3

    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Drinking and smoking.