Barbershop: The Next Cut

It is a different kind of makeover.

Overall C+

The old neighborhood just ain't what it used to be, so Calvin (Ice Cube) and the workers at his barbershop decide to help clean up the community.

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

Why is Barbershop: The Next Cut rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Barbershop: The Next Cut PG-13 for sexual material and language.

Run Time: 112 minutes

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Why is Barbershop: The Next Cut rated PG-13? Barbershop: The Next Cut is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual material and language.

Violence: Teens in a high school environment become involved in a fight: one boy is later seen holding an ice pack on his face. Two teens are approached by gang members who accuse them of being on their turf—another gang appears that protects the boys and offers them money (which they accept) with the implication they will be expected to support this gang. Shots are heard in the street and occupants of the barbershop drop to the floor in fear. Many discussions involve gun crime in South Chicago.

Sexual Content: Female buttock nudity is briefly seen. Many scenes include sexual language, crude anatomical references and innuendo. Men and women are seen embracing and kissing. A female character dresses in bra-like garment that expose most of her breasts. A woman becomes interested in a married man and makes overtures toward him. A couple argues about their ability to trust each other when they are apart. Comedic remarks are made about sexual accusations of real people like R. Kelly and Bill Cosby.

Language: A single sexual expletive is used along with frequent scatological slang, mild profanity and vulgar terms. Frequent racial slurs are heard, typically spoken by people of the race that is being insulted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink hard liquor at a bar. A character is seen with an unlit cigar in his mouth. Other references to drugs, alcohol and tobacco use are heard.

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Barbershop: The Next Cut
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse and Sexual Language, Nudity.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Language May Offend.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes 14A
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News About "Barbershop: The Next Cut"

Cast and Crew

Barbershop: The Next Cut is directed by Malcolm D. Lee and stars Ice Cube, Nicki Minaj, Anthony Anderson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Barbershop: The Next Cut movie is July 26, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Barbershop: The Next Cut
Release Date: 26 July 2016
Barbershop: The Next Cut releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital HD) with the following extras:
- Gag Reel
- The Next Cut: Barbershop Bootcamp
- Deleted Scenes with Malcolm D. Lee

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