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Comedian George Simmons (Adam Sandler) is enjoying a successful career when he learns he has a terminal disease. Reflecting on his life, he decides to spend his remaining time mentoring an up-and-coming performer (Seth Rogen) and looking up a former girlfriend (Leslie Mann). And then, a funny thing happens on the way to his deathbed...

MPAA Rating: R for language and crude sexual humor throughout, and some sexuality.

Why is Funny People rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Funny People is rated R for for language and crude sexual humor throughout, and some sexuality.

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:


- Infrequent hand-to-hand violence (little blood or details shown).

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity is seen in a sexual situation.

- Sexual activity is implied.

- Sexual activity is briefly simulated.

- Pervasive use of crude and descriptive sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.

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

- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural and sexual slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol

- Substance abuse.

- Implied use of an illegal drug in a recreational context.

Funny People
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Frightening Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Crude Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Not Recommended for Children.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Crude Content.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A