The Other Woman parents guide

The Other Woman

A cheating man is about to face the fury of the women he's scorned.

Overall C-

Cameron Diaz stars as a woman surprised to find out her new boyfriend (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) already has a wife (Leslie Mann). Not to be out done, the two women, plus another of his mistresses they meet along the way (played by Kate Upton), join together to really surprise the cheating lout.

Release date April 25, 2014

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

Why is The Other Woman rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Other Woman PG-13 on appeal for mature thematic material, sexual references and language. (Previously rated R for some sexual references.)

Run Time: 109 minutes

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Why is The Other Woman rated PG-13? The Other Woman is rated PG-13 by the MPAA on appeal for mature thematic material, sexual references and language. (Previously rated R for some sexual references.)


The movie contains frequent depictions of slapstick style shenanigans, blunderings and wrestling. A character falls from a window, with no lasting injuries. A woman has a mental breakdown and alludes to feeling suicidal. An angry woman smashes an office with a golf club. A character commits financial fraud. A character walks into a window, causing personal injury and property damage. A character is shown with a bloody nose. A man punches another.

Sexual Content:

Couples kiss and fondle passionately, as well as undress one another (no nudity is shown). Characters are seen rolling around in bed together (with most of their clothes on). Sexual relations are strongly implied. Adultery is frequently discussed, and often defended. Characters dance sensually, including depictions of women dancing together. Women hug and kiss one another. Frequent sexual banter and innuendo are heard. Sexual dialogue includes descriptive language, slang and anatomical terms, as well as crude words for sex. A character is shown using a toilet. A dog frequently licks people’s faces and is shown having a bowel movement on a living room floor. An older man dates and has been married to several women much younger than himself. Female characters frequently wear revealing clothing and bikinis. Woman’s lingerie is shown and its use for seduction is discussed. A man is depicted in a bathroom having a loud bout of diarrhea. Bar maids massage their customers. A cross-dressing man hugs a straight man. A woman suggests a sexual threesome. A sexually transmitted disease is discussed.


Scatological slang is used pervasively. The script includes mild and moderate profanities, as well as crude and vulgar sexual slang words. Terms of Deity are used as expletives. Sexual slurs are heard and a crude sexual hand gesture is shown.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

Characters consume alcohol constantly (at home, in bars/restaurants, and in social settings). Characters frequently drink to the point of intoxication, often to relieve stress or drown sorrows. A drunken woman vomits in her purse. Drunken characters engage in reckless behavior, including revenge seeking, spying and skinny-dipping (not shown). Characters assert their right to smoke, although they are not shown using cigarettes. A man is unknowingly given female hormones and a laxative. Male sexual enhancement drugs and prescription medication for a sexually transmitted disease are mentioned.

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The Other Woman
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 14A Crude Content.
Manitoba 14A Crude Content.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
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News About "The Other Woman"

Cast and Crew

The Other Woman is directed by Nick Cassavetes and stars Kate Upton, Cameron Diaz, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Leslie Mann.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Other Woman movie is July 29, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Other Woman

Release Date: 29 July 2014

The Other Woman releases to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet) with the following special features:

- Gag Reel

- Giggle Fit

- Gallery

- Deleted Scenes

Related home video titles:

Cameron Diaz plays another love challenged character in the movie The Holiday. Leslie Mann’s voice talents can be heard in Rio, Rio 2 and Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Kate Upton is transitioning her modeling career into acting (see The Three Stooges). And Nikolaj Coster-Waldau appears in Oblivion.

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