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Overall D+

Based on the popular video game, Need For Speed pits Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul) against cops and crooks as the street racer, who has spent some time behind bars, uses his new freedom to find and punish those who put the breaks on his former life.

Violence C-
Sexual Content C
Profanity C
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of reckless street racing, disturbing crash scenes, nudity and crude language.

Why is Need For Speed rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Need For Speed is rated PG-13 for for sequences of reckless street racing, disturbing crash scenes, nudity and crude language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Cars race through city streets nearly hitting a homeless man. Cars race down country roads, among cars on the Interstate and on the wrong side of the road. Cars hurtle through the air, crash and in some cases burst into a fiery explosion. A character breaks into a building. A man steals planes and helicopters. Men fire at passengers in a car and try to drive them off the road. An explosive car accident results in the death of a man. Accidents cause some bloody injuries. A man is punched in the face. Numerous scenes of irresponsible and dangerous driving are shown. Characters seek revenge.

Sexual Content: Women drape themselves over cars. Brief moments of sexual innuendo are included along with embracing and kissing. A man takes all of his clothes off and walks through his workplace completely naked. Several scenes of buttock nudity are shown.

Language: The script includes crude sexual innuendo and anatomical terms, along with scatological slang, profanities, curses and vulgarities.

Alcohol / Drug Use:Characters drink to celebrate a race. Other brief scenes of drinking and one depiction of smoking are shown.

Need For Speed
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Violence, Street Racing.
Alberta PG Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG