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The Heat


Jun 28, 2013

Latest Home Video

Oct 15, 2013

MPAA Rating



Paul Feig


Sandra Bullock
Melissa McCarthy
Kaitlin Olson
Taran Killam


2013 Twentieth Century Fox

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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.


It's a good idea to use the buddy system when faced with a dangerous situation. That's why the FBI teams up Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) with Police Officer Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) when tracking a drug lord. Problem is neither tough-gal is good at being a buddy.

Content Details

Why Is The Heat Rated R?

The Heat is rated R for pervasive language, strong crude content and some violence.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Heat...

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


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Depictions of beating, stabbing, shooting and explosion.

- Portrayals of gun, weapon, and hand-to-hand violence in a comedic context.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

- Detailed disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Crude content.


-Approximately 269 instances of coarse language including:

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

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

- Slurs/sexual references.

Drug & Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.

- Alcohol abuse.

- Substance abuse.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Frequent Coarse Language, Violence.
AB 14A Crude Coarse Language.
MB 14A Violence, Coarse Language, Substance/Alcohol Abuse, Adverse Psychological Impact.

ON 14A Coarse Language, Crude Content, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+ Vulgar Language.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of The Heat...

The Heat releases to home video (in a rated and unrated version) on October 15, 2013.

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