Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist parents guide

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Overall D

Nick (Michael Cera) has been dumped by his girlfriend. Nora (Kat Dennings) is without a date again. Meeting at a club, the two teens agree to pretend they are together, hoping to impress the ex and fool the friends. But when they seal the secret pact with a kiss, romantic feelings are ignited and the night explodes into crazy, reckless behavior.

Release date October 3, 2008

Violence C+
Sexual Content D+
Profanity D
Substance Use D

Why is Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist PG-13 for mature thematic material including teen drinking, sexuality, language and crude behavior.

Run Time: 90 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist rated PG-13? Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for mature thematic material including teen drinking, sexuality, language and crude behavior.

This all-night adventure of a group of high school seniors deals with issues of teen drinking and sexuality without any regards for consequences. Many scenes depict high school senior-aged characters drinking, as well as attending bars and clubs. One character disguises alcohol in a juice bottle. A female character drinks to the point of near unconsciousness, revives from this state somewhat, and then begins drinking again. While we don’t specifically see characters drinking and driving, it is implied that they may be under the influence of alcohol. Also, they are often depicted driving recklessly and illegally. Frequent sexual innuendo is heard, with sexual anatomical terms used. A teenaged female discusses concerns about never having an orgasm in a past relationship and worries her inability may destroy another teen partner’s self esteem. A teenaged girl dances seductively for a male teen in the hopes of seducing him (no nudity is seen). Other female characters are seen in revealing dresses and one wears lingerie. A teen couple lies on a sofa and as the camera pans away we hear sexual sounds. A teen female character punches a teen male in the larynx, causing him to have problems breathing. A teen boy head butts a man, giving him a bleeding nose. Language includes one sexual expletive, frequent scatological terms, crude anatomical terms, crude sexual remarks and terms of Deity used as profanities. An inebriated teen girl throws up in a public toilet, and then reaches into the bowl to retrieve her gum, which she puts back into her mouth. This gum is later shared with others.

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Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Not Recommended for Children, Sexual Content,Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist is directed by and stars Michael Cera, Kat Dennings.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist movie is February 3, 2009. Here are some details…

Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist releases to DVD and Blu-ray with the following bonus materials: a digital copy of the film, deleted scenes and outtakes, a music video (Middle Management by Bishop Allen), storyboard animations (with optional filmmakers’ commentary), a Nick & Norah Puppet Show by Kat Dennings, a look behind-the-scenes with Ari Graynor’s Video Diary, faux interview with Michael Cera, Kat Dennings and Eddie Kaye Thomas, a photo Gallery and two audio commentaries (one with director Peter Sollett, actors Michael Cera, Kat Dennings and Ari Graynor, the other with Peter Sollett, authors Rachel Cohn and David Levithan and screenwriter

Lorene Scafaria).

The Blu-ray edition of Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist also offers these extras: Cinechat (an instant, onscreen message service), Nick & Norah’s Interactive Playlist, and a Telestrator Commentary with Peter Sollett, Michael Cera, Kat Dennings and Ari Graynor.

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Although portrayals of teens behaving in socially positive ways are rare in movies, one can be found in The Mighty, the story of an unlikely friendship between two misfits. An appreciation of song ignites a teen romance in High School Musical. (Also check out the franchise’s sequels, High School Musical 2 and High School Musical 3).

Actor Michael Cera also stars in Juno and Superbad. Kat Dennings can be seen in The House Bunny and Charlie Bartlett.