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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

As an approaching asteroid threatens Earth's inhabitants, Dodge Petersen (Steve Carell) decides to make up for as many regrets as he can. Teaming up with his neighbor Penny (Keira Knightley), he goes in search of the girl who got away. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 22 Jun 2012
Video Release: 23 Oct 2012
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Brief explicit violence.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner, with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- One portrayal of gun violence, with some blood and detail shown.

- Disturbing and offensive scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Infrequent use of crude and sexual language.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Infrequent use of scatological slang.

Drugs and Alcohol:

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

- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol consumption to excess, sometimes involving minors.

- Tobacco use.

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