Director Garry Marshall pulls together a cast of Hollywood heart-throbs (old and new) in this montage of various people celebrating New Year's Eve in New York City. Cast members include (but are not limited to) Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Biel, Ashton Kutcher, Zac Efron, Josh Duhamel, Hilary Swank, Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro.
Why Is New Year’s Eve Rated PG-13?
New Year’s Eve is rated PG-13 for language including some sexual references.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in New Year’s Eve...
Violence: A woman slaps a man. A distracted driver is involved in a car accident. Characters exchange intimidating words.
Sexual Content: A character talks about his plan to watch porn with his girlfriend. Others discuss sexual activity in public places, make-up sex, and sexual invitations. Two women make suggestive moves on and comments to a man. Women’s clothing choices reveal some (or a lot) of cleavage. Numerous characters kiss.
Language: The script contains a handful of moderate and mild profanities along with one strong sexual expletive used in a non-sexual context. Crude terms for anatomy and sexual activities are also used.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A drunken man slumps over onto a woman. Numerous characters drink at parties.
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Director Garry Marshall put together a similar patchwork quilt of characters in the film Valentine’s Day. New York City is also the setting of the movies Enchanted, Miracle on 34th Street, The Visitor, West Side Story and August Rush.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of New Year’s Eve...
Home Video Notes: New Year’s Eve
Release Date: 1 May 2012
New Year’s Eve releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following bonus extras:
- Commentary with Garry Marshall
- The Magic of Times Square
- New Year’s Eve Secrets of the Stars
- Jon Bon Jovi & Lea Michele Rock New Year’s Eve
- Deleted scenes with Garry Marshall
- Gag reel