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A party at James Franco's house (host played by James Franko) attracts a lot of other celebrities, such as Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Emma Watson (each playing themselves). As the shenanigans get underway, the guest fear the end of the world may be approaching.

MPAA Rating: R for crude and sexual content throughout, brief graphic nudity, pervasive language, drug use and some violence

Why is This Is The End rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: This Is The End is rated R for for crude and sexual content throughout, brief graphic nudity, pervasive language, drug use 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:


- Visually explicit portrayals of violence shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Detailed gory and grotesque images.

- Frequent gun, weapons and hand-to-hand violence, with blood and detail.

- Explicit depiction of decapitation and dismemberment.

- Depictions of beating, stabbing, dismemberment, impalement, mutilation, burning and explosion.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity shown in a non-sexual context.

- Portrayal of sexual activity with breast and buttocks nudity shown with some detail.

- Brief male genital nudity in a comic context.

- Crude content.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language and references.

- Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions (urination and vomiting) shown in some detail.


Approximately 400 instances of coarse language including:

- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

- Aggressive slurs and sexual references.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Frequent portrayals of illegal drug use (marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy), for recreational purposes.

- Detailed, graphic portrayals of substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

This Is The End
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Frequent Coarse Language, Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Substance Abuse, Crude Coarse Language, Gory Violence.
Manitoba 18A Brutal Violence, Crude Content, Substance/Alcohol Abuse.
Ontario 18A Sexual Content, Substance Abuse, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Horror, Vulgar Language
Martimes 18A
Canadian Home Video 18A

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