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Still shot from the movie: This Is Where I Leave You.

This Is Where I Leave You

When Judd Foxamn (Jason Bateman) gathers with his family members for his father's funeral, he also reunites with all of the clan's dysfunctional behaviors.

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Sexual Content: --
Language: --
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Release Date: 19 Sep 2014
Run Time: 103
MPAA Rating: R


In-Depth Review

Content Details: Beyond the Movie Ratings...

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

- Brief non-graphic violence.
- Four scenes depicting fighting and electrocution.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Frequent use of sexual language, references and innuendo.
- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity, with buttock nudity and some detail.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Simulated sexual activity.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Fondling

Approximately 120 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs and sexual references.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Infrequent portrayals of illegal drug use (marijuana) for recreational purposes, with some detail.
- Substance abuse
- Tobacco use

Discussion Ideas: Talk About the Movie...

This movie is based on a novel by Jonathan Tropper.

Video alternatives

Another man deals with death and betrayal in The Descendants. The passing of his wife causes a father to try to reconnect with his family in Everybody’s Fine. And a son attempts to distance himself from his dysfunctional family in The Way Way Back.

Home Video Notes

This is Where I Leave You releases to home video on December 16, 2014.

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