Get Our Full Review
Sam (Chris Pine) is drowning in debt, so a mention in his deceased father's will appears to be a good thing -- until he discovers it is only a request to track down and give the bequeathed money to a sister (Elizabeth Banks) he never knew existed.
Why Is People Like Us Rated PG-13?
People Like Us is rated PG-13 for language, some drug use and brief sexuality.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in People Like Us...
Violence: Characters repeatedly lie or avoid being truthful. A businessman bribes others. A woman slaps her adult son. A child steals a chemical and blows up a swimming pool. He is later pushed to the ground and threatened by classmates. A child is expelled after breaking another student’s nose with a textbook. A man drives dangerously on a residential street. A woman hits a man repeatedly before throwing him out of her apartment. A man has a verbal argument with his girlfriend.
Sexual Content: A woman wears low cut tops and short skirts. She admits to sleeping with many unnamed men and not knowing the identity of her child’s father. A woman questions a man’s sexual orientation. A character has casual sex with a neighbor as a way to deal with stress. A child makes several sexual comments about an older female teen.
Language: The script includes anatomical and crude terms. A strong sexual expletive and crude hand gesture are used by children. Frequent profanities, scatological slang and numerous terms of Deity are heard. A child makes several rude comments about adults.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters use medicinal marijuana for recreational purposes in several scenes. They are portrayed as being under the influences. Characters discuss their additions at a support group meeting. Alcohol use is depicted in numerous scenes. Characters smoke cigarettes on several occasions.
Other: A child attempts to shoplift. A trophy “pees” alcohol. Several flatulence jokes are included. A child gets in the car with an unknown adult male. A woman talks about being humiliated by her husband on several occasions.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to People Like Us.
Trailers & Clips
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Watch @ Home
Details on home video releases of People Like Us...
Home Video Notes: People Like Us
Release Date: 2 October 2012
People Like Us releases to home vide3o (Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack) with the following bonus extras:
- Number One With A Bullet: The Story Behind People Like Us
- Taco Talk
- Deleted Scenes
- Audio Commentaries—With Director Alex Kurtzman, and Writer Jody Lambert and Director Alex Kurtzman, and Actors Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks
- Select Scene Commentary—With Director Alex Kurtzman And Actress Michelle Pfeiffe