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Old dogs should not teach young pups new tricks. But that doesn't stop Johnny Knoxville. Playing the Jackass character Irving Zisman, an 86-year-old grandpa, Knoxville takes an 8-year-old (Jackson Nicoll) on a road trip with a hidden camera in tow. The pair then interacts with regular citizens with the goal of offending as many as possible.

MPAA Rating: R for strong crude and sexual content throughout, language, some graphic nudity and brief drug use.

Why is Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa is rated R for for strong crude and sexual content throughout, language, some graphic nudity and brief drug use.

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:


- Brief non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language.

- Sexually suggestive scenes in a strip club context with no nudity, but some detail.

- Infrequent breast and male genital nudity in a comic context, with some detail.

- Nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Partial or full nudity in a brief sexual situation.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Crude content.

- Infrequent detailed portrayals of crude bodily functions.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

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

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Alcohol abuse.

- Substance abuse.

- Brief portrayal of illegal drug use involving marijuana.

Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Crude Content, Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Crude Content, Coarse Language, Not recommended for Children.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Crude Content.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Crude Content.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A