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Going the Distance


Sep 03, 2010

Latest Home Video

Nov 30, 2010

MPAA Rating



Nanette Burstein


Drew Barrymore
Justin Long
Ron Livingston


2010 Warner Brothers Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: Going the Distance.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


Erin (Drew Barrymore) and Garrett (Justin Long) meet in New York City just six weeks before she needs to return to San Francisco. Yet when their time together is up, neither wants the relationship to end. So the separated couple promises to "go the distance" for each other despite the challenges and temptations they face while apart.

Content Details

Why Is Going the Distance Rated R?

Going the Distance is rated R for sexual content including dialogue, language throughout, some drug use and brief nudity.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Going the Distance...

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

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Descriptive and crude sexual language.

- Buttock nudity seen in sexual situations.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Embracing and Kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Limited use of slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Scene depicting illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Going the Distance.

In Sleepless in Seattle, a woman from the eastern United States falls in love with a man she has never meet who lives on the west coast. Drew Barrymore plays another character with a challenged romantic relationship in Fever Pitch. And Justin Long tries to capture the attention of a young woman who is involved with her car in Herbie Fully Loaded.

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Coarse and Sexual Language, Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
AB 18A
MB 14A Not recommended For Young Children, Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
QC 13+ Vulgar Language.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Going the Distance...

Going The Distance is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray on November 30, 2010.

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