The Campaign parents guide

The Campaign Parent Guide

Release date August 10, 2012

This irreverent political satire pits two North Carolina candidates (Will Farrell and Zach Galifianakis) against one another. Let the mud slinging begin...

Why is The Campaign rated R? The MPAA rated The Campaign R for crude sexual content, language and brief nudity.

Run Time: 86 minutes

The Campaign
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is The Campaign rated R? The Campaign is rated R by the MPAA for crude sexual content, language and brief nudity.

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


- Infrequent non-graphic violence.

- Depictions of fighting, beating and shooting.

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity (no nudity, some detail).

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Frequent use of crude sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Breast nudity seen in a non-sexual context.

- Crude content.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent references to crude bodily functions.


- Slurs.

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Alcohol abuse.

- Tobacco use.

- Infrequent references to illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

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News About "The Campaign"

The Campaign releases to home video on October 30, 3012.

Cast and Crew

The Campaign is directed by Jay Roach and stars Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Sarah Baker.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Campaign movie is October 30, 2012. Here are some details…

The Campaign releases to home video on October 30, 2012.

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Other movies that have taken a critical look at the American political system include Swing Vote and The Candidate.