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Overall A-

Three nature enthusiasts (Owen Wilson, Jack Black and Steve Martin) get themselves into quite a flap during an annual bird watching competition.

Violence B+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity C
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG for language and some sensuality.

Why is The Big Year rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: The Big Year is rated PG for for language and some sensuality.

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Violence: Animal hunting practices are briefly discussed and old footage is shown of a bird hunt. The threat of nuclear plant fallout is discussed. Characters are involved in an accident after falling asleep at the wheel of their car. A man is threatened briefly with a knife. Some characters argue.

Sexual Content: A couple discusses fertility treatments. Later a woman attends a clinic for a medical procedure involving conception. A couple kisses and talks about sexual activity in a fairly veiled manner. A man suspects his wife of being unfaithful.

Language: The script includes over a dozen mild profanities, some terms of Deity, a couple of moderate swear words and a rude hand gesture.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink in several settings including home, parties and in restaurants or bars. A man makes a reference to illegal drugs. A woman injects herself with prescribed fertility hormones.

The Big Year
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Coarse Language.
Alberta PG
Manitoba G Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG