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People can't change their circumstances, only how they deal with them. So when Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) learns he has cancer, he tries to find a way to cope with the news of his 50/50 chance of survival. Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 30 Sep 2011
Video Release: 24 Jan 2012
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is 50/50 Rated R?

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


- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Brief portrayal of sexual simulated activity (no nudity, but some detail shown).

- Implied sexual activity

- Frequent crude sexual references and infrequent use of vulgar language.

- References to crude bodily functions in a context of serious illness.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, often in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang and mild cursing.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Marijuana use (in a medicinal context).

- Substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

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