Horrible Bosses parents guide

Horrible Bosses

Release date July 8, 2011

Don't try this at home folks! Frustration caused by being saddled with Horrible Bosses leads three disgruntled employees (Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis) to plot the murderous demise of their superiors.

Why is Horrible Bosses rated R? The MPAA rated Horrible Bosses R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language and some drug material.

Horrible Bosses
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 Horrible Bosses rated R? Horrible Bosses is rated R by the MPAA for crude and sexual content, pervasive language and some drug material.

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


- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence sometimes in a comedic context.

- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.

- Depictions of fighting and shooting.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of crude and sexual language.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Crude content.

- Fondling

- Implied sexual activity

- Occasional offensive scenes.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, often in a sexual context.

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

- Slurs

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Depiction of drug use.

- Infrequent references to illegal drug use – some detail.

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

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News About "Horrible Bosses"

Cast and Crew

Horrible Bosses is directed by Seth Gordon and stars Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Horrible Bosses movie is October 11, 2011. Here are some details…

On October 11, 2011,Horrible Bosses releases to home video in a Totally Inappropriate edition.

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Seth Gordon also directed Four Christmases and wrote a segment of Freakonomics. Employment woes from horrible bosses afflict characters in the movies In Good Company, Dinner For Schmucks, and Me and Orson Welles.