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Don't try this guy at home! Unemployed and suspended from college, Noah Jaybird (Jonah Hill) reluctantly agrees to babysit the three children next door. Then an old girl friend phones, so the irresponsible young adult decides to take the kids along on his wild date.

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

Why is The Sitter rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Sitter is rated R for for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and some violence.

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:


- Depictions of fighting, shooting and explosions, often in a comedic context.

- Infrequent non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Brief portrayal of sexual activity (no nudity, but some detail shown).

- Crude content and language.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent portrayals of and references to crude bodily functions.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions.

- Ethno-cultural slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Two scenes depicting illegal drug use (some detail shown).

- Tobacco use.

The Sitter
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse and Sexual Language, Drug Use.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Young Children, Crude Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A