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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World


Jun 21, 2012

Latest Home Video

Oct 22, 2012

MPAA Rating



Lorene Scafaria


Steve Carell
Keira Knightley
Melinda Dillon
Melanie Lynskey


2012 Focus Films

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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.


As an approaching asteroid threatens Earth's inhabitants, Dodge Petersen (Steve Carell) decides to make up for as many regrets as he can. Teaming up with his neighbor Penny (Keira Knightley), he goes in search of the girl who got away.

Content Details

Why Is Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Rated R?

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is rated R for language including sexual references, some drug use and brief violence.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World...

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


- Brief explicit violence.

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

- One portrayal of gun violence, with some blood and detail shown.

- Disturbing and offensive scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Infrequent use of crude and sexual language.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Infrequent use of scatological slang.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent references to and portrayals of illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol consumption to excess, sometimes involving minors.

- Tobacco use.

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An asteroid threatening to destroy the earth is also the plot line of Deep Impact. Steve Carrell can also be seen trying to save the world from impending disaster in Evan Almighty.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse and Sexual Language, Violence, Drug Use.
AB 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
MB 14A
ON 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Tobacco Use.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Seeking a Friend for the End of the World...

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World releases to home video on October 23, 2012.

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