A Million Ways to Die in the West parents guide

A Million Ways to Die in the West

After this, no parent alive will ever again refer to them as, "the good old days."

They don't call it "the wild west" for nothing! And in Seth MacFarlane's telling of the 1880, includes comedic depictions of violence, sex and recreational substance abuse.

Why is A Million Ways to Die in the West rated R? The MPAA rated A Million Ways to Die in the West R for strong crude and sexual content, language throughout, some violence and drug material.

A Million Ways to Die in the West
Rating & Content Info

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Why is A Million Ways to Die in the West rated R? A Million Ways to Die in the West is rated R by the MPAA for strong crude and sexual content, language throughout, some violence and drug material.

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

Violence:
- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Frequent explicit violence, with realistic detail, blood and tissue damage.
- Several depictions of fighting, beating, shooting, stabbing and burning, with some blood and detail.
- Some grotesque images and disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Portrayals of implied sexual activity, with no nudity and little detail.
- Scene of nudity, depicting buttocks, in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of crude sexual language, innuendo and references.
- Crude content.
- Frequent references to and portrayals of crude bodily functions (including a depiction of urination) with some detail.
- Embracing and kissing.

Language:
Approximately 130 instances of coarse and sexual language including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Two scenes of drug use involving marijuana and hallucinogens.
- Alcohol and tobacco use.

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A Million Ways to Die in the West
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Crude Content, Not Recommended For Children.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Coarse Language, Substance/Alcohol Abuse.
Ontario 14A Coarse Sexual Language, Sexual Content, Crude Content.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

A Million Ways to Die in the West is directed by Seth MacFarlane and stars Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Neil Patrick Harris.

Seth MacFarlane, writer/director/actor in this movie, also is the creative talent behind the crude TV series The Family Guy. As well, he penned the script for the crass movie Ted.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of A Million Ways to Die in the West movie is October 7, 2014. Here are some details…

A Million Ways to die in the West releases to home video on October 7, 2014.

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Seth MacFarlane’s humor isn’t really family friendly, as seen in his movie Ted. For humorous tales of gunslingers that can be shared with the kids, see The Apple Dumpling Gang and The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again. Also try Rango, an animation about an abandoned pet lizard that encounters the harsher realities of life in the Wild West.