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John (John C. Reilly), a lonely divorced man, meets Molly (Marisa Tomei) and thinks he has found the woman of his dreams. Then he is introduced to her nightmare of a son Cyrus (Jonah Hill). Determined not to lose his exclusive relationship with his mother, the overly-attached 21-year-old challenges John for Molly's affections.

MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual material.

Why is Cyrus rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Cyrus is rated R for for language and some sexual material.

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


- Depictions of violence, including fighting.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Buttock nudity depicted in a sexual context.

- Nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual references, innuendo and crude content.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in sexual and non-sexual contexts.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and cursing.

Alcohol and Drug Use:

- Substance abuse.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Nudity
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Mature Theme, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A