Easy A parents guide

Easy A

Overall C-

Olive Penderghast (Emma Stone) is rumored to be an "easy woman." But in truth the teen is only pretending to be sleeping with her male classmates to improve their reputations. When she also begins studying The Scarlet Letter in her English class, she can't help noticing similarities between herself and the main character.

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

Why is Easy A rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Easy A PG-13 for mature thematic elements involving teen sexuality, language and some drug material.

Run Time: 93 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Easy A rated PG-13? Easy A is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for mature thematic elements involving teen sexuality, language and some drug material.

Violence: Characters are slapped. A teen boy is punched in the groin.

Sexual Content: A girl is shown showering—her shoulders are seen. A woman’s bare breast is partially seen in another nonsexual situation. Characters wear low cut tops and suggestive clothing. One girl prides herself on her nickname, which refers to her breast size. Frequent discussions about sexual activity and positions are included in the script. A teen couple makes crude sounds while pretending to have sex. A teen boy attempts to forcefully kiss a girl. A teen homosexual character talks about being bullied. Later he is shown cuddling with a partner. A teacher confesses to inappropriate sexual activities with a student. A teen girl receives a sex toy as a present. A teacher gives condoms to a student.

Language: Numerous frank terms for sexual activity and crude names for body parts are used in addition to a couple of strong, slang terms for sex. Dozens of scatological slang terms and profanities are also included along with terms of Deity, some slurs and crude names for women.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Teens smoke on campus before a teacher confiscates their cigarettes. Teens pretend to be drunk at a party. Brief references are made to illegal drug use by teens and adults.

Other: A character repeatedly lies. Students make comments about being bullied. A teacher screams at and threatens a student. Negative depictions of religious characters are included. Gossip is spread about a character.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Language May Offend.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Sexual Content, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Sexual Content, Language May Offend.
Quebec G Not recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Easy A"

Cast and Crew

Easy A is directed by Will Gluck and stars Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes, Thomas Haden Church, Patricia Clarkson, Cam Gigandet, Lisa Kudrow, Malcolm MacDowell..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Easy A movie is December 21, 2010. Here are some details…

Easy A releases to DVD and Blu-ray on December 21. Extras features include:

Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Material:

- Commentary with Director Will Gluck and Emma Stone

- Gag Reel

- Emma Stone’s Audition Footage

Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Material

- movieIQ+sync and BD-Live connect you to real-time information on the cast, music, trivia and more while watching the movie

- Extra Credit: Pop-Up Trivia Track

-  The Making of Easy A

- The School of Pop Culture: Movies of the Eighties

-  Vocabulary of Hilarity

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Although most of these actors are well past their teens, many of them play underage characters in other movies as well. Dan Byrd who plays Brandon has a role in A Cinderella Story. Amanda Bynes stars as a girl pretending to be a boy in She’s The Man.

Stanley Tucci plays a presidential campaign manager who tries to persuade a young teen to have her father pick his candidate in Swing Vote.