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Elizabeth Halsey's (Cameron Diaz) life plans are all about snagging a rich man. When her first choice doesn't work out, the manipulative high school teacher starts hitting on a fellow educator (Justin Timberlake) from a wealthy family -- much to the chagrin of other co-workers (Lucy Punch, Jason Segel).

MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use.

Why is Bad Teacher rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Bad Teacher is rated R for for sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use.

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.

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


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of crude sexual language and references

- Sexual innuendo.

- Breast nudity shown in non-sexual contexts (including once in print pornography).

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

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Infrequent portrayals of a crude bodily functions.


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

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

- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural and sexual slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

- Three scenes depicting illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

Bad Teacher
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language, Crude Sexual Content.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A