Due Date parents guide

Due Date

When unforeseen circumstances threaten to prevent Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) from getting to his wife (Michelle Monaghan) in time to see their child born, the desperate father-to-be catches a ride with Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis). But the quirky wanna-be actor proves to be more of an anchor than a fast-track ticket home.

Why is Due Date rated R? The MPAA rated Due Date R for language, drug use and sexual content.

Due Date
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Due Date rated R? Due Date is rated R by the MPAA for language, drug use and sexual content.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.

- Depictions fighting, beating and shooting.

- Some scenes may frighten young children.

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity.

- Frequent use of sexual language and references.

- Crude content.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.

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

- One use of an ethno-cultural slur.

- One use of a sexual slur.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent portrayals of and references to illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

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Due Date
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scene, Violence, Drug Use.
Alberta 14A Crude Content, Substance Abuse.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Crude Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Due Date"

Cast and Crew

Due Date is directed by Todd Phillips and stars Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Due Date movie is February 22, 2011. Here are some details…

Due Date is coming to home video on February 22, 2011.

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The fluster that can be caused by the arrival of a little one is also depicted in Father of the Bride 2, Lady and the Tramp and 101 Dalmatians. Road trips go wrong for other characters in the movies Leap Year, The Muppet Movie and Larger Than Life.