Love and Other Drugs parents guide

Love and Other Drugs

A salesman (Jake Gyllenhaal) of male enhancement drugs finds the pharmaceuticals help his own love life, including a relationship he is having with a flirtatious woman named Maggie (Anne Hathaway).

Why is Love and Other Drugs rated R? The MPAA rated Love and Other Drugs R for strong sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, and some drug material.

Love and Other Drugs
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 Love and Other Drugs rated R? Love and Other Drugs is rated R by the MPAA for strong sexual content, nudity, 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:


- Scene of violence depicting fighting (little blood or detail shown).

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent portrayals of simulated sexual activity (breast and buttock nudity are seen in some detail).

- Frequent buttock and breast nudity shown in non-sexual contexts.

- Embracing, kissing and fondling.

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

- Crude content.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations (some in a sexual context;).

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

- Slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Portrayals of illegal and prescription drug use for recreational purposes.

- Alcohol abuse.

- Depictions of smoking,

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Love and Other Drugs
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Coarse Language.
Alberta 18A Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Manitoba 18A Sexual Content.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "Love and Other Drugs"

Cast and Crew

Love and Other Drugs is directed by Edward Zwick and stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Judy Greer.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Love and Other Drugs movie is March 1, 2011. Here are some details…

Love and Other Drugs releases to home video on March 1, 2011.

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A younger Jake Gyllenhaal plays a more innocent role as a boy obsessed by rockets in October Sky. Anne Hathaway’s portrays other characters that struggle to find romance in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement and Ella Enchanted.