Kick-Ass 2 parents guide

Kick-Ass 2

Release date August 16, 2013

Despite having no super powers, Dave Lizewski (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) continues to dress in a costume and tries to take down criminals (like in the prequel Kick-Ass). Amazingly he meets others with similar fantasies (Chloë Grace Moretz, Jim Carrey)! And just in time because some old enemies are making new plans against him.

Why is Kick-Ass 2 rated R? The MPAA rated Kick-Ass 2 R for strong violence, pervasive language, crude and sexual content, and brief nudity.

Kick-Ass 2
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 Kick-Ass 2 rated R? Kick-Ass 2 is rated R by the MPAA for strong violence, pervasive language, crude and sexual content, and brief nudity.

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


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Frequent explicit violence: acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Depictions of fighting, shooting, stabbing, dismemberment and explosion.

- Pervasive portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand to hand violence, mostly in a context of brutality, with blood and detail shown.

- Disturbing scenes.

- Gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:

- Two sexually suggestive scenes.

- Breast nudity shown in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Crude content.

- Infrequent crude and detailed portrayals of bodily functions, including depictions of vomit and feces.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Frequent use of detailed, aggressive sexual language and sexual slurs.


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

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

- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- References to drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco.

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Kick-Ass 2
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence. Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 18A Crude Coarse Language, Gory Brutal Violence.
Manitoba 18A Coarse Language, Violence.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Crude Content, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video

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We do not have a full review for Kick-Ass 2 because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have some information about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the Content Details section.

News About "Kick-Ass 2"

Cast and Crew

Kick-Ass 2 is directed by Jeff Wadlow and stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jim Carrey.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Kick-Ass 2 movie is December 17, 2013. Here are some details…

Kick-Ass 2 is releasing to home video on December 17, 2013.

Related home video titles:

An innocent bystander gets roped into fighting criminals in a costume in Somebody’s Hero. Chloë Grace Moretz plays a young girl who tries to rescue an orphaned boy she meets in a train station in Hugo. Jim Carrey lends his voice to a character intent on saving an entire world in Horton Hears a Who. And a younger Aaron Taylor-Johnson appears in The Illusionist and The Thief Lord.