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It has been 15 years since Lance Sullivan (Morris Chestnut) asked Harper Stewart (Taye Diggs) to be the best man at his wedding. Now the pair is reuniting for the holidays with some of their other old friends. Yet despite the passage of time, it doesn't take long to rekindle old flames and past grievances.

MPAA Rating: R for language, sexual content and brief nudity.

Why is The Best Man Holiday rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Best Man Holiday is rated R for for language, sexual content and brief nudity.

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:


- Brief non-graphic violence.

- Two depictions of fighting.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity shown in a sexual context.

- Non-sexual nudity.

- Three sexually suggestive scenes.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Fondling

- Frequent sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, sexual slurs and vulgarity.

- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Alcohol abuse.

- Substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

- Two scenes of drug use involving marijuana.

The Best Man Holiday
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Coarse Language, Mature Theme.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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