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Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) is desperate to get away from it all after she loses her job and discovers her spouse is unfaithful. Unfortunately the only way she can find a car and some cash for a road trip is if she agrees to take her alcoholic Grandmother (Susan Sarandon) along for the ride.
Why Is Tammy Rated R?
Tammy is rated R for language including sexual references.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Tammy...This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Two depictions of punching.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Sexual references, language and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Implied sexual activity.
Approximately 100 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context,
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and profanity.
- Frequent use of vulgar expressions and crude sexual language.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Frequent portrayals of alcohol abuse.
- References to drugs, alcohol or tobacco.
Extra info about this movie
Melissa McCarthy helped pen the screenplay for this film, along with director Ben Falcone.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
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Melissa McCarthy often plays characters that wrestle with the challenges of a large body size. The musical Hairspray also features a girl discriminated against because of her weight. Another family is forced to bring Grandma along as they search for a new home in The Croods. And a tag-along mom makes business travel more difficult for a son in The Guilt Trip.