Friends With Benefits parents guide

Friends With Benefits

Release date July 22, 2011

After one too many disappointments in their respective love lives, but still wanting some sort of sexual relationship, good pals Jamie (Mila Kunis) and Dylan (Justin Timberlake) decide to be "Friends With Benefits." However it doesn't take long for their emotionally unattached arrangement to get complicated.

Why is Friends With Benefits rated R? The MPAA rated Friends With Benefits R for sexual content and language.

Friends With Benefits
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Friends With Benefits rated R? Friends With Benefits is rated R by the MPAA for sexual content and language.

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


- Some scenes may frighten young children.

Sexual Content:

- Four scenes of nudity, depicting buttocks, in sexual and non-sexual contexts.

- Detailed portrayals of sexual activity, both implied and simulated.

- Fondling.

- Frequent, detailed use of sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, sexual slurs and cursing.

- Slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco use.

- Some substance abuse.

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Friends With Benefits
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Coarse ans Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Friends With Benefits is directed by Will Gluck and stars Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake, Patricia Clarkson.

Friends With Benefits releases to home video on December 2, 2011.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Friends With Benefits movie is December 2, 2011. Here are some details…

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Paramount Pictures released their version of this script in January 2011, under the title, No Strings Attached. Mila Kunis play another love interest in Max Payne. Justin Timberlake lends his voice to the character of Boo Boo in Yogi Bear.