Baywatch parents guide


Who's watching the water when these hunks are patrolling the beach?

Release date May 24, 2017

Based on the TV show of the same name, Baywatch follows some toned and tanned lifeguards (Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron) as they protect the beach-going public.

Why is Baywatch rated R? The MPAA rated Baywatch R for language throughout, crude sexual content, and graphic nudity.

Rating & Content Info

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.

Why is Baywatch rated R? Baywatch is rated R by the MPAA for language throughout, crude sexual content, and graphic nudity.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, gun, and weapons violence, with some blood and detail.
- Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent buttock and male genital nudity in a non-sexual context, with some detail.
- Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions, with little detail.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Crude content.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Fondling.

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
- Frequent use of crude language and references.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in recreational context.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language, Nudity.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language, Nudity.
Manitoba 14A Crude Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Nudity, Sexual Content, Crude Content.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Baywatch"

Cast and Crew

Baywatch is directed by Seth Gordon and stars Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra .

This movie is based on the TV series, Baywatch.

From the Studio:
“BAYWATCH” follows devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (Johnson) as he butts heads with a brash new recruit (Efron). Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
- Paramount

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Dwayne Johnson can also be seen in Gridiron Gang and Fast Five. Zac Efron appears in High School Musical and 17 Again.

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