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Comedian George Simmons (Adam Sandler) is enjoying a successful career when he learns he has a terminal disease. Reflecting on his life, he decides to spend his remaining time mentoring an up-and-coming performer (Seth Rogen) and looking up a former girlfriend (Leslie Mann). And then, a funny thing happens on the way to his deathbed...
Why Is Funny People Rated R?
Funny People is rated R for language and crude sexual humor throughout, and some sexuality.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Funny People...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Infrequent hand-to-hand violence (little blood or details shown).
- Breast nudity is seen in a sexual situation.
- Sexual activity is implied.
- Sexual activity is briefly simulated.
- Pervasive use of crude and descriptive sexual language, references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural and sexual slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol
- Substance abuse.
- Implied use of an illegal drug in a recreational context.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
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Coming to terms with the reality of death is the theme behind the films My Life, Henry Poole is Here and Brian’s Song. This movie was written and directed by Judd Apatow, who also created the movies 40-Year-Old Virgin and Knocked Up.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Funny People...
Home Video Notes: Funny People releases on DVD and Blu-ray on November 24, 2009.