The Happytime Murders Parent Guide
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The Happytime Murders
Rating & Content Info
Why is The Happytime Murders rated R? The Happytime Murders is rated R by the MPAA for strong crude and sexual content and language throughout, and some drug material.
- Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, most involving puppets - little blood or detail
- Scenes containing some grotesque images
- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes
- Sexual references
- Partial or full nudity in a brief sexual situation
- Embracing and kissing
- Implied sexual activity
- Frequent use of detailed sexual language
Approximately 180 instances of coarse and/or sexual language, including;
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity
- Infrequent use of vulgar expressions
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- References to drugs, alcohol or tobacco
- Substance abuse
- Tobacco use
Page last updated December 5, 2018
News About "The Happytime Murders"
From the Studio: No Sesame. All Street. THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS is a filthy comedy set in the underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist. Two clashing detectives with a shared secret, one human (Melissa McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together again to solve the brutal murders of the former cast of a beloved classic puppet television show. The Happytime Murders loosely references the 1980's TV series, The Muppet Show.
Cast and Crew
The Happytime Murders is directed by Brian Henson and stars Melissa McCarthy, Elizabeth Banks, Bill Barretta.