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Sandy (Jason Bateman), normally an upright citizen, has his identity stolen but the police refuse to track down the culprit. Desperate to get his life back he determines to pick up the thief (Melissa McCarthy) himself -- but that just makes matters worse.

MPAA Rating: R for sexual content and language.

Why is Identity Thief rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Identity Thief is rated R for for sexual content and 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:


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Depictions of fighting, beating, shooting and electrocution.

- Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence.

Sexual Content:

- Brief buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual activity (no nudity, some detail).

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent crude portrayals of bodily functions (vomiting).

- Crude content.

- Sexual language ,references and innuendo.


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

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

- Slurs>

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Alcohol abuse.

Identity Thief
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Children. Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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