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May 09, 2014

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Sep 23, 2014

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Nicholas Stoller


Seth Rogen
Rose Byrne
Zac Efron
Lisa Kudrow


2014 Universal Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: Neighbors.

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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.


Mac and Kelly (Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne) are rudely awakened from their dreams of peaceful suburbia and a place to raise their baby, when a fraternity moves in next door. Soon Mac and his party-animal neighbor (Zac Efron) are taking their frustrations out on each other.

Content Details

Why Is Neighbors Rated R?

Neighbors is rated R for pervasive language, strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, and drug use throughout.

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

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


- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence in a comedic context, with a little blood and some detail shown.

- Bullying.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing

- Sexual references, slurs and innuendo.

- Frequent use of detailed crude sexual language and references.

- Frequent portrayals of sexual activity, with buttock nudity and some detail.

- Infrequent breast, buttock, and male genital nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Crude content including frequent portrayals of bodily functions and breast nudity.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs.

-Infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Pervasive portrayals of alcohol abuse and illegal drug use in a recreational context.

Extra info about this movie

Our Thoughts: Families should be aware that this movie contains plentiful course language and crude humor, as well as drug and alcohol abuse. Parents likely won’t want to encourage their kids to hang out with these kinds of Neighbors.

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Zac Efron’s bad-boy character here is a far cry from the over-achieving teen he played in High School Musical (and the sequels High School Musical 2 and High School Musical 3 - Senior Year). One of Seth Rogen’s few family-friendly performances can be seen in The Guilt Trip.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

18A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
AB 18A Substance Abuse, Crude Sexual Content.
MB 18A Crude Content, Coarse Language, Substance/Alcohol Abuse.
ON 18A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
QC 13+ Vulgar Language.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A

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Details on home video releases of Neighbors...

Neighbors releases to home video on September 23, 2014.

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