Why is The Change-Up rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: The Change-Up is rated R for for pervasive strong crude sexual content and language, some graphic nudity and drug use.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Detailed breasts, buttocks, and genitalia nudity shown in sexual contexts.
- Nudity in both sexual and non-sexual contexts.
- Portrayals of sexual activity (sometimes in a pornography context).
- Implied and simulated sexual activity
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent and detailed use of sexual language, innuendo and references.
- Crude content.
- Frequent crude and detailed portrayals of bodily functions.
- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, often in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity.
- Ethno-cultural and sexual slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Detailed portrayals of illegal drug use for recreational purposes.
- Substance abuse.
Previously rated: Rated 14A - Coarse Language, Nudity, Substance Abuse.
Classification Changed to: 18A - Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Crude Content
Detailed Observations include:
- Frequent slurs/sexual references
- Coarse language
- Nudity in a non-sexual context
- Limited instances of nudity in a sexual situation
- Illustrated or verbal references to drugs, alcohol or tobacco
- Crude content
- Substance abuse
- Embracing and kissing
- sexual innuendo
- Implied sexual activity
- Restrained portrayals of limited violence