The Big Short parents guide

The Big Short

Every game has winners and losers.

Release date December 23, 2015

When many people were losing fortunes during the financial crisis of 2007-2010, there were a shrewd handful who were able to take advantage of the housing market collapse. This is their story.

Why is The Big Short rated R? The MPAA rated The Big Short R for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity.

The Big Short
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 The Big Short rated R? The Big Short is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Breast nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Two scenes of nudity (depicting breasts and buttocks) in sexual contexts.
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 150 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco use.
- Alcohol use.

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The Big Short
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Big Short is directed by Adam McKay and stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt.

The Big Short opens in limited theaters on December 11, 2015, and then expands nationwide on December 21, 2015. Note: This movie is based on the book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis, which chronicles some true stories. Learn more about the financial crisis that started in 2007.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Big Short movie is March 15, 2016. Here are some details…

The Big Short releases to home video on March 15, 2016.

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