Picture from Sex and the City 2

If you have seen the previous movie (based on the popular HBO TV series), you can expect much of the same in this big screen sequel. Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) and the girls from Sex and the City (Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon) take a holiday to Abu Dhabi hoping for new romantic adventures.

MPAA Rating: R R for some strong sexual content and language.

Why is Sex and the City 2 rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Sex and the City 2 is rated R for R for some strong sexual content and language.

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 violence.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity in sexual situation.

- Simulated sexual activity (buttock nudity and some detail depicted).

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references and innuendo.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in sexual and non-sexual contexts.

- Infrequent use of profanity and cursing.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

- Reference to use of illegal drugs for recreational purposes.

Sex and the City 2
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content. Not Recommended for Children.
Manitoba 14A Sexual Content, Language May Offend.
Ontario 18A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A