When the Bough Breaks parents guide

When the Bough Breaks

One mother too many.

Release date September 9, 2016

A couple (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall) that desperately wants a baby, hires a surrogate mother (Jaz Sinclair). But as the pregnancy progresses, so does the woman's desire to interfere in the marriage of her clients.

Why is When the Bough Breaks rated PG-13? The MPAA rated When the Bough Breaks PG-13 for violence, sexuality/partial nudity, thematic elements, some disturbing images, and language.

When the Bough Breaks
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is When the Bough Breaks rated PG-13? When the Bough Breaks is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence, sexuality/partial nudity, thematic elements, some disturbing images, and language.

- Portrayals of violence, including corpses, blood, and some detail.
- Depictions of injury and physical assault.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence, sometimes in a domestic context.
- Depiction of violence involving animals. 
- Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Non-sexual nudity.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity with no nudity and some detail.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity and vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
-  References to drugs or tobacco use.
- Tobacco use.

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When the Bough Breaks
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scene.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario 14A Sexual Content, Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

When the Bough Breaks is directed by Jon Cassar and stars Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Theo Rossi.

From the Studio: John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall) are a young, professional couple who desperately want a baby. After exhausting all other options, they finally hire Anna (Jaz Sinclair), the perfect woman to be their surrogate - but as she gets further along in her pregnancy, so too does her psychotic and dangerous fixation on the husband. The couple becomes caught up in Anna's deadly game and must fight to regain control of their future before it's too late. Written by Sony Pictures

Home Video

The most recent home video release of When the Bough Breaks movie is December 27, 2016. Here are some details…

When the Bough Breaks releases to home video on December 27, 2016.

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p>Another couple yearns for a baby in The Odd Life of Timothy Green. The comedy Baby Mama also depicts an interfering birth mom.