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Despite being part of the Witness Protection Program, Charlie Brosnson (Dax Shepard) is forced on the run when his past comes back to haunt him. With his girlfriend (Kristen Bell) in tow he sets out on what will become a car chase across America.

Why is Hit and Run rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Hit and Run is rated R for for pervasive language including sexual references, graphic nudity, some violence and drug 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:


- Depictions of non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence with some blood and detail shown.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity seen in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent breast nudity.

- Full frontal nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual language.

- Use of crude sexual references.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive or sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of profanity, cursing, sexual slurs, and vulgar expressions.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Smoking.

- Portrayal of illegal drug use.

- Substance abuse.