Funny People parents guide

Funny People

Release date July 31, 2009

Comedian George Simmons (Adam Sandler) is enjoying a successful career when he learns he has a terminal disease. Reflecting on his life, he decides to spend his remaining time mentoring an up-and-coming performer (Seth Rogen) and looking up a former girlfriend (Leslie Mann). And then, a funny thing happens on the way to his deathbed...

Why is Funny People rated R? The MPAA rated Funny People R for language and crude sexual humor throughout, and some sexuality.

Funny People
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 Funny People rated R? Funny People is rated R by the MPAA for language and crude sexual humor throughout, and some sexuality.

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


- Infrequent hand-to-hand violence (little blood or details shown).

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity is seen in a sexual situation.

- Sexual activity is implied.

- Sexual activity is briefly simulated.

- Pervasive use of crude and descriptive sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

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

- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural and sexual slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol

- Substance abuse.

- Implied use of an illegal drug in a recreational context.

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Funny People
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Frightening Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Crude Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Not Recommended for Children.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Crude Content.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Funny People is directed by and stars Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Judd Apatow.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Funny People movie is November 24, 2009. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Funny People releases on DVD and Blu-ray on November 24, 2009.


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Coming to terms with the reality of death is the theme behind the films My Life, Henry Poole is Here and Brian’s Song. This movie was written and directed by Judd Apatow, who also created the movies 40-Year-Old Virgin and Knocked Up.