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It's a good idea to use the buddy system when faced with a dangerous situation. That's why the FBI teams up Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) with Police Officer Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) when tracking a drug lord. Problem is neither tough-gal is good at being a buddy.

Why is The Heat rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Heat is rated R for for pervasive language, strong crude content 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:

Violence:

- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Depictions of beating, stabbing, shooting and explosion.

- Portrayals of gun, weapon, and hand-to-hand violence in a comedic context.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

- Detailed disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Crude content.

Language:

-Approximately 269 instances of coarse language including:

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

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

- Slurs/sexual references.

Drug & Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.

- Alcohol abuse.

- Substance abuse.

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