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The Boy Next Door


Jan 23, 2015

Latest Home Video

Apr 28, 2015

MPAA Rating



Rob Cohen


Jennifer Lopez
Ryan Guzman
Kristin Chenoweth


2015 Universal Pictures

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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.


Thanks to her recent divorce, Claire Peterson (Jennifer Lopez) sees no reason not to begin an affair with her handsome, younger neighbor (Ryan Guzman). But trouble dwells behind his pretty exterior.

Content Details

Why Is The Boy Next Door Rated R?

The Boy Next Door is rated R or violence, sexual content/nudity and language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Boy Next Door...

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.
- Depictions of fighting, beating, shooting, stabbing and/or explosion, with blood and some gruesome detail.
- Infrequent portrayals of sexual violence, with no nudity and some detail.
- Torture.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Disturbing scenes that may have an adverse psychological impact.
- Bullying.

Sexual Content:
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Four sexually suggestive scenes, with two depicting nude breasts and/or buttocks.
- Implied sexual activity, with some detail.
- Simulated sexual activity.
- Sexual violence.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Fondling.

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.
- Infrequent use of vulgar expressions, scatological slang, and crude sexual references.
- Slurs.

Extra info about this movie

From the Studio: Shortly after her divorce, a woman falls for handsome younger man who just moved in across the street, though their torrid affair that takes an obsessive, dangerous turn. "Jennifer Lopez leads the cast in The Boy Next Door, a psychological thriller that explores a forbidden attraction that goes much too far. Directed by Rob Cohen (The Fast and the Furious) and written by Barbara Curry, the film also stars Ryan Guzman, John Corbett and Kristin Chenoweth. © Universal

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to The Boy Next Door.

Jennifer Lopez often stars in romantic comedies, like Maid in Manhattan and The Wedding Planner. Ryan Guzman can be seen in light-hearted dance flicks, Step Up: All In and Step Up Revolution.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
AB 14A Sexual Content, Sexual Violence, Gory Violence.
MB 18A Brutal Violence, Sexual Content.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Sexual Violence.
QC 13+ Violence.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of The Boy Next Door...

The Boy Next Door releases to home video on April 28. 2015.

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