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Overall C

Portia (Tina Fey) is a university admissions officer who usually doesn't have any trouble saying, "No." But when she is asked to consider a student with substandard grades (who might be the baby she secretly gave up for adoption years ago), she admits she wants to say, "Yes."

Violence B-
Sexual Content C
Profanity D+
Substance Use B+

Why is Admission rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Admission is rated PG-13 for for language and some sexual material.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: A woman fires a gun at a man. Adults argue briefly. A woman runs into a parked car. Brief moments of peril occur.

Sexual Content: Characters breakup after living together for 10 years when the man gets another woman pregnant. Couples kiss and hug. A couple is shown in separate stalls in a large showering complex. Two different unmarried couples sleep together. One couple is shown in bed together. A woman makes a comment about “getting lucky”. A woman wears a low cut shirt.

Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive, mild sexual comments, frequent profanities, vulgar comments and scatological slang along with terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink with dinner and at social gatherings. References to drugs and tobacco are included.

Other: Characters engage in unethical behavior that includes changing school records, failing to reveal conflicting interests and dishonesty. Characters help deliver a cow’s calf.