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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

Rules were made to be broken.

Overall C-

A couple of middle school kids (Griffin Gluck and Thomas Barbusca) decide to use their creativity to break all the rules they see as ridiculous.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity B-
Substance Use A-

Why is Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life rated PG? The MPAA rated Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life PG for rude humor throughout, language and thematic elements.

Run Time: 92 minutes

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Why is Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life rated PG? Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life is rated PG by the MPAA for rude humor throughout, language and thematic elements.

Violence: A character is bullied by peers and adults, including a father figure (his mother’s boyfriend) and school administrators. A young girl drives her mother’s car and another character’s car without permission; in one scene she deliberately scrapes the vehicle along a fence in an act of revenge. A character draws a caricature of the school principal in a notebook that contains other drawings he has created over the years, the principal destroys the notebook as punishment. Children copy a character’s credit card number, it’s implied they use it to purchase materials they later use to deface the school. A young character is seen defacing a school using various materials, including large graffiti murals on the exterior. Various pranks are played on a school administrator. A student uses a flame to activate the emergency sprinkler system in a school. Animated segments depict characters being chased by animals and a boy being bullied and his underwear pulled over his head.

Sexual Content: A boy refers to his stepmother as “hot”, a moment later a school principal agrees with him. A boy uses a crude term to describe a drawing of female anatomy. In an animated segment a boy is seen being bullied and given “wedgies” with his underwear pulled over his head in various ways.

Language: Several scatological jokes and terms are heard. Partial use of a crude scatological term. A character cites a poem and asks for a word that rhymes with “suck”—the sexual expletive is implied. Two terms of deity are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A young girl is told to cut back on her coffee consumption.

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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G Bullying.
Ontario PG Cartoon/Animation Action
Quebec G
Martimes PG
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News About "Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life"

Cast and Crew

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life is directed by Steve Carr and stars Lauren Graham, Thomas Barbusca, Griffin Gluck.

This movie is based on a novel, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life movie is January 3, 2017. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Release Date: 3 January 2017
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life releases to home video (DVD or Blu-ray) with the following extras:
- That Middle School Life
- Middle School = The Worst / Making Movies = The Best
- The Wedgie Wheel
- Yolo: Behind Operation Rafe
- Gag Reel
- Deleted Scenes

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