People Like Us parents guide

People Like Us

Overall C+

Sam (Chris Pine) is drowning in debt, so a mention in his deceased father's will appears to be a good thing -- until he discovers it is only a request to track down and give the bequeathed money to a sister (Elizabeth Banks) he never knew existed.

Release date June 29, 2012

Violence B-
Sexual Content C
Profanity D
Substance Use D

Why is People Like Us rated PG-13? The MPAA rated People Like Us PG-13 for language, some drug use and brief sexuality.

Run Time: 115 minutes

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People Like Us
Rating & Content Info

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Why is People Like Us rated PG-13? People Like Us is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for language, some drug use and brief sexuality.

Violence: Characters repeatedly lie or avoid being truthful. A businessman bribes others. A woman slaps her adult son. A child steals a chemical and blows up a swimming pool. He is later pushed to the ground and threatened by classmates. A child is expelled after breaking another student’s nose with a textbook. A man drives dangerously on a residential street. A woman hits a man repeatedly before throwing him out of her apartment. A man has a verbal argument with his girlfriend.

Sexual Content: A woman wears low cut tops and short skirts. She admits to sleeping with many unnamed men and not knowing the identity of her child’s father. A woman questions a man’s sexual orientation. A character has casual sex with a neighbor as a way to deal with stress. A child makes several sexual comments about an older female teen.

Language: The script includes anatomical and crude terms. A strong sexual expletive and crude hand gesture are used by children. Frequent profanities, scatological slang and numerous terms of Deity are heard. A child makes several rude comments about adults.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters use medicinal marijuana for recreational purposes in several scenes. They are portrayed as being under the influences. Characters discuss their additions at a support group meeting. Alcohol use is depicted in numerous scenes. Characters smoke cigarettes on several occasions.

Other: A child attempts to shoplift. A trophy “pees” alcohol. Several flatulence jokes are included. A child gets in the car with an unknown adult male. A woman talks about being humiliated by her husband on several occasions.

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People Like Us
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Drug Use, Violence.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend, Mature Theme.
Ontario 14A Language May Offend, Substance Abuse, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

People Like Us is directed by Alex Kurtzman and stars Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Pfeiffer, Olivia Wilde.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of People Like Us movie is October 2, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: People Like Us

Release Date: 2 October 2012

People Like Us releases to home vide3o (Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack) with the following bonus extras:

- Number One With A Bullet: The Story Behind People Like Us

- Taco Talk

- Deleted Scenes

- Bloopers

- Audio Commentaries—With Director Alex Kurtzman, and Writer Jody Lambert and Director Alex Kurtzman, and Actors Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks

- Select Scene Commentary—With Director Alex Kurtzman And Actress Michelle Pfeiffe

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