Crazy, Stupid, Love. parents guide

Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Overall C-

Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) resorts to taking advice from Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling), a notorious lady’s man, after his wife (Julianne Moore) asks for a divorce. But love, being the crazy, stupid thing that it is, soon has Jacob asking Cal for tips when he meets a woman (Emma Stone) he really wants to get serious with.

Release date July 29, 2011

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

Why is Crazy, Stupid, Love. rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Crazy, Stupid, Love. PG-13 for coarse humor, sexual content and language.

Run Time: 118 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Crazy, Stupid, Love. rated PG-13? Crazy, Stupid, Love. is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for coarse humor, sexual content and language.

Violence: Men engage in a fistfight, resulting in minor scrapes and bruises, as well as a visit from the police for creating a domestic disturbance. Male characters slap each other in the face.

Sexual Content: Pervasive sexual banter includes crude slang terms for sex and anatomy. Infidelity is frequently discussed. Married people casually commit adultery. A womanizer takes ladies home from the bar—sexual relations are implied. Couples undress one another. Passionate kisses are exchanged. A shirtless man is seen straddling a woman dressed in underwear, while they sensually caress each other. Male nudity is shown, with private body parts obscured. References are made to threesomes, oral sex, AIDS and an unplanned pregnancy. Adolescent masturbation is implied and joked about, along with fantasizing about women. A teen takes naked pictures of herself to give to a man (this is depicted as humorous and harmless).

Language: The script includes frequent mild and moderate profanities, plentiful terms of deity, a single use of an extreme sexual expletive and a crude hand gesture. There is also pervasive use of sexual slang terms.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Many of the scenes in this film take place in a bar where drinks are being served. Some characters appear drunk. Alcohol is consumed to escape depression, lose inhibitions and manipulate others. Alcohol is also depicted as a way to increase one’s courage in social settings and improve a person’s chances of bedding another.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Sexual Content, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Crazy, Stupid, Love. is directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa and stars Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Crazy, Stupid, Love. movie is November 1, 2011. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Crazy, Stupid, Love

Release Date: 1 November 2011

Crazy, Stupid, Love releases to home video as a Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy Combo. Bonus extras include:

- Featurette: Steve and Ryan Walk Into a Bar

- Featurette: The Player Meets His Match

- Deleted scenes

Related home video titles:

Another man goes to extreme lengths to get his wife back in Mrs. Doubtfire. Ryan Gosling plays a charter believed to be crazy after he orders a life-sized mannequin and introduces her as his girlfriend in Lars and the Real Girl. Steve Carell takes on the role of a widower who does some stupid things when he falls for his brother’s latest fling in Dan in Real Life.