Hit and Run parents guide

Hit and Run

Release date August 22, 2012

Despite being part of the Witness Protection Program, Charlie Brosnson (Dax Shepard) is forced on the run when his past comes back to haunt him. With his girlfriend (Kristen Bell) in tow he sets out on what will become a car chase across America.

Why is Hit and Run rated R? The MPAA rated Hit and Run R for pervasive language including sexual references, graphic nudity, some violence and drug content.

Hit and Run
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 Hit and Run rated R? Hit and Run is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive language including sexual references, graphic nudity, some violence and drug content.

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


- Depictions of non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence with some blood and detail shown.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity seen in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent breast nudity.

- Full frontal nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual language.

- Use of crude sexual references.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive or sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of profanity, cursing, sexual slurs, and vulgar expressions.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Smoking.

- Portrayal of illegal drug use.

- Substance abuse.

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Hit and Run
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Coarse Language, Violence, Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Nudity, Crude Coarse Language, Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children Violence Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Nudity, Violence
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Hit and Run"

Cast and Crew

Hit and Run is directed by David Palmer, Dax Shepard and stars Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Kristin Chenoweth.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Hit and Run movie is January 7, 2013. Here are some details…

Hit and Run releases to home video on January 8, 2013.

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