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Adam Kurtzman (Ashton Kutcher) and Emma Franklin (Natalie Portman) each have busy lives with different aspirations, yet they both want sex. So the friends agree to a physical relationship with no stings attached -- but it isn't long before their emotions begin to get tangled up in the arrangement.

MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, language and some drug material.

Why is No Strings Attached rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: No Strings Attached is rated R for for sexual content, language and some 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:


- Limited portrayals of non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent, detailed use of sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity (some detail shown)

- Limited instances of brief simulated sexual activity.

- Buttock nudity seen in a non-sexual context.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Implied sexual activity


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, often in a sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and cursing.

- Slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent portrayals of and references to the use of illegal drugs for recreational purposes.

- Tobacco use.

No Strings Attached
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Substance Abuse, Not Recommended For Children.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Nudity, Sexual Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A