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The Change-Up

Married man Dave (Jason Batemen) envies the life of his single friend Mitch (Ryan Renolds). Then they unexpectedly change bodies. Now Dave is surrounded by a gaggle of women while Mitch has to face some fatherly responsibilities. Get the movie review and more. »


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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 105
Theater Release: 05 Aug 2011
Video Release: 08 Nov 2011
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The Change-Up Rated R?

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

Sexual Content:

- 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

- Fondling.

- 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.

Special Note:

On September 20, 2011, The Ontario Film Review Board reconsidered the rating it had previously given The Change-Up.

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

- Slurs

- 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

- Bullying

- Embracing and kissing

- Fondling

- sexual innuendo

- Implied sexual activity

- Restrained portrayals of limited violence

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