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Hot tubs have long been lauded as a great way to relax and rejuvenate. But this movie takes that idea a little further by presenting a soothing soak capable of taking its users back in time. When four pals dip their toes in this hot water (John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson and Clark Duke), they end up in 1986.

MPAA Rating: R for strong crude and sexual content, nudity, drug use and pervasive language.

Why is Hot Tub Time Machine rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Hot Tub Time Machine is rated R for for strong crude and sexual content, nudity, drug use and pervasive language.

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 violence, including depictions of fighting, stabbing and dismemberment (some blood and detail shown).

- Occasional gory images.

Sexual Content:

- Portrayals of implied/ simulated sexual activity (breast nudity seen)..

- Infrequent portrayals of breast and buttock nudity in non-sexual contexts.

- Infrequent references to coerced sexual activity.

- Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language, references and sexual slurs.

- Crude content.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context.

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

- Slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent portrayals of alcohol consumption to excess.

- Detailed portrayals of illegal substance abuse for recreational purposes.

- Tobacco use.

Hot Tub Time Machine
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Frequent Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Alberta 18A Crude Content, Substance Abuse.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Young Children, Sexual Content, Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A