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Love is a challenge for Abby (Katherine Heigl), a TV producer. But it is no problem at all for Mike (Gerard Butler), a womanizer and star of Abby's Morning Show. That is why Mike is willing to bet his tips on catching a man are all Abby needs to find a special someone. But until he starts to coach his boss, he never suspects that lucky guy might just be himself.

MPAA Rating: R for sexual content and language.

Why is The Ugly Truth rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Ugly Truth is rated R for for 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:

Sexual Content:

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

- Embracing and kissing

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Implied sexual activity (no nudity shown)

- Brief buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Depictions of fondling.


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

- Use of profanities, scatological slang and slurs.

The Ugly Truth
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexual Content.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Language May Offend.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A