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After being rejected by numerous collages and universities, Bartleby Gaines (Justin Long) attempts to avoid disappointing his parents by presenting them with a phony letter claiming he's Accepted. But his little fib leads to a multitude of others and forces him to carry the ruse to ridiculous measures.
Why Is Accepted Rated PG-13?
Accepted is rated PG-13 For language, sexual material and drug content.
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This PG-13 teen movie is riddled with profanities, and a popular scatological term being used obsessively throughout (it also forms the school’s acronym, and is seen in print many more times). Other crude anatomical references and two sexual expletives (the second one is bleeped) are heard. Many moments of sexual innuendo along with women in bikinis and talk of sexual activity are included, as are scenes of alcohol use and verbal references to illicit drugs. An adult, who was a former teacher, admits he was fired for making sexual comments to female students. Violence includes a highly stereotyped obese young man who is hazed by a sorority (we don’t actually see the physical abuse, only the results), a school administrator’s car being blown up (supposedly by a young man who has learned to manipulate matter with his brain), and other accidental and slapstick antics.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of Accepted...
Accepted comes to DVD with the following extracurricular activities: A commentary by actors Lewis Black, Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Adam Herschman and director Steve Pink, deleted scenes, the making-of featurette Reject Rejection and the featurette Adam’s Accepted Chronicles. Also supplied are the music videos Hangin’ On The Half Pipe and Keepin’ Your Head Up. Over-achievers can interact on the Self Guided Campus Tour, while the MP3 crowd can plug in the DVD-ROM bonus extras and catch the tunes B Goes To BKE, Uncle Ben’s Theme, B and Hoyt Showdown, Party At BKE, Monica, and B Kisses Monica. Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround audio tracks are available in English, French and Spanish, with subtitles in English (SDH), French, and Spanish.