The Ugly Truth parents guide

The Ugly Truth

Release date July 24, 2009

Love is a challenge for Abby (Katherine Heigl), a TV producer. But it is no problem at all for Mike (Gerard Butler), a womanizer and star of Abby's Morning Show. That is why Mike is willing to bet his tips on catching a man are all Abby needs to find a special someone. But until he starts to coach his boss, he never suspects that lucky guy might just be himself.

Why is The Ugly Truth rated R? The MPAA rated The Ugly Truth R for sexual content and language.

The Ugly Truth
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Ugly Truth rated R? The Ugly Truth is rated R by the MPAA for sexual content and language.

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

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Implied sexual activity (no nudity shown)

- Brief buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Depictions of fondling.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in sexual and non-sexual contexts.

- Use of profanities, scatological slang and slurs.

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The Ugly Truth
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexual Content.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Language May Offend.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Sexual Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Ugly Truth is directed by and stars Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Ugly Truth movie is November 10, 2009. Here are some details…

The Ugly Truth releases on DVD and Blu-ray on November 10, 2009.


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The stars of this film have played in other romance films. You can find Katherine Heigl in 27 Dresses and Gerard Butler in Dear Frankie.