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Overall C+

Sam (Chris Pine) is drowning in debt, so a mention in his deceased father's will appears to be a good thing -- until he discovers it is only a request to track down and give the bequeathed money to a sister (Elizabeth Banks) he never knew existed.

Violence B-
Sexual Content C
Profanity D
Substance Use D

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language, some drug use and brief sexuality.

Why is People Like Us rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: People Like Us is rated PG-13 for for language, some drug use and brief sexuality.

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Violence: Characters repeatedly lie or avoid being truthful. A businessman bribes others. A woman slaps her adult son. A child steals a chemical and blows up a swimming pool. He is later pushed to the ground and threatened by classmates. A child is expelled after breaking another student’s nose with a textbook. A man drives dangerously on a residential street. A woman hits a man repeatedly before throwing him out of her apartment. A man has a verbal argument with his girlfriend.

Sexual Content: A woman wears low cut tops and short skirts. She admits to sleeping with many unnamed men and not knowing the identity of her child’s father. A woman questions a man’s sexual orientation. A character has casual sex with a neighbor as a way to deal with stress. A child makes several sexual comments about an older female teen.

Language: The script includes anatomical and crude terms. A strong sexual expletive and crude hand gesture are used by children. Frequent profanities, scatological slang and numerous terms of Deity are heard. A child makes several rude comments about adults.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters use medicinal marijuana for recreational purposes in several scenes. They are portrayed as being under the influences. Characters discuss their additions at a support group meeting. Alcohol use is depicted in numerous scenes. Characters smoke cigarettes on several occasions.

Other: A child attempts to shoplift. A trophy “pees” alcohol. Several flatulence jokes are included. A child gets in the car with an unknown adult male. A woman talks about being humiliated by her husband on several occasions.

People Like Us
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Drug Use, Violence.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend, Mature Theme.
Ontario 14A Language May Offend, Substance Abuse, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG