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Overall C-

What would you do to get a promotion? For Tim (Paul Rudd) the answer has already been provided. He must invite the most eccentric person he can find to his boss's "dinner for idiots." While debating the ethics of participating in an event designed to create amusement by laughing at someone else, Tim meets Barry (Steve Carell) -- the perfect candidate for the party.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of crude and sexual content, some partial nudity and language.

Why is Dinner For Schmucks rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Dinner For Schmucks is rated PG-13 for for sequences of crude and sexual content, some partial nudity and language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: A driver, who is texting while operating his car, hits a pedestrian—no injuries are caused. A sexually aggressive woman chases a man around an apartment and throws objects at him, which results in broken glass and other damage. During a swordfight, a man’s finger is dismembered and the removed appendage is seen in later scenes. A man is bullied by his boss. Other scenes contain mild violence within a comedic context.

Sex: Sexual jokes, innuendo and explicit discussions are heard in many scenes. Sexual anatomical terms are used. A man and two women appear nearly naked with only their sexual body parts covered. An unmarried couple live together. A man discusses having sex with multiple partners. A close-up photo of a woman’s buttocks clothed in underwear is seen.

Language: A single sexual expletive is heard, along with two or three uses of a word that sounds similar. A couple of other crude terms for sex are used. Scatological slang and other mild profanities are included in the script, along with frequent terms of deity.

Drugs/Alcohol: Social drinking is depicted.

Dinner For Schmucks
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Mature Theme.
Ontario 14A Sexual Content.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video 14A