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When unforeseen circumstances threaten to prevent Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) from getting to his wife (Michelle Monaghan) in time to see their child born, the desperate father-to-be catches a ride with Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis). But the quirky wanna-be actor proves to be more of an anchor than a fast-track ticket home.

MPAA Rating: R for language, drug use and sexual content.

Why is Due Date rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Due Date is rated R for for language, drug use and sexual content.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.

- Depictions fighting, beating and shooting.

- Some scenes may frighten young children.

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity.

- Frequent use of sexual language and references.

- Crude content.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

- One use of an ethno-cultural slur.

- One use of a sexual slur.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent portrayals of and references to illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

Due Date
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scene, Violence, Drug Use.
Alberta 14A Crude Content, Substance Abuse.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Crude Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A