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They don't call it "the wild west" for nothing! And in Seth MacFarlane's telling of the 1880, includes comedic depictions of violence, sex and recreational substance abuse.

MPAA Rating: R for strong crude and sexual content, language throughout, some violence and drug material.

Why is A Million Ways to Die in the West rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: A Million Ways to Die in the West is rated R for for strong crude and sexual content, language throughout, some violence and drug material.

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:

Violence:
- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Frequent explicit violence, with realistic detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Several depictions of fighting, beating, shooting, stabbing and burning, with some blood and detail.
- Some grotesque images and disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Portrayals of implied sexual activity, with no nudity and little detail.
- Scene of nudity, depicting buttocks, in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of crude sexual language, innuendo and references.
- Crude content.
- Frequent references to and portrayals of crude bodily functions (including a depiction of urination) with some detail.
- Embracing and kissing.

Language:
Approximately 130 instances of coarse and sexual language including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Two scenes of drug use involving marijuana and hallucinogens.
- Alcohol and tobacco use.
A Million Ways to Die in the West
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Crude Content, Not Recommended For Children.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Coarse Language, Substance/Alcohol Abuse.
Ontario 14A Coarse Sexual Language, Sexual Content, Crude Content.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A