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The Watch

Released

Jul 27, 2012

Latest Home Video

Nov 12, 2012

MPAA Rating

R

Director

Akiva Schaffer

Cast

Ben Stiller
Vince Vaughn
Jonah Hill
Billy Crudup

Studio

2012 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Still shot from the movie: The Watch.

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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.

Synopsis

When a group of suburban dads (Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill) decides to form a neighborhood watch, they never suspect they will end up defending their community from an alien attack.

Content Details

Why Is The Watch Rated R?

The Watch is rated R for some strong sexual content including references, pervasive language and violent images.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Watch...

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

Violence:

- Frequent explicit violence.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Explicit depiction of impalement.

- Depictions of fighting, beating, shooting, evisceration and decapitation.

Sexual Content:

- Scene depicting several characters engaged in sexually suggestive activity.

- Breast nudityin a sexual context.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Frequent use of crude and sexual language, references and innuendo.

- Crude content.

- Approximately 47 instances of sexual language.

Language:

- Approximately 145 instances of coarse language.

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in sexual contexts.

- Excessive use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions

- Slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Alcohol abuse.

- Substance abuse.

- Two scenes of drug use involving marijuana.

- One portrayal of implied illegal and prescription drug use for recreational purposes – no detail.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to The Watch.

Extra-terrestrials attack other Earthlings in the movies War of the Worlds, Aliens in the Attic and Megamind.

Trailers & Clips

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
18A Sexually Suggestive Scene, Explicit Violence.
AB 18A Crude Sexual Content.
MB 18A Crude Content, Sexual Content. Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+ Vulgar Language.
NB
NS
NL
PE
18A

Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A

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Details on home video releases of The Watch...

The Watch comes to home video in a rated (theatrical) and unrated version on November 13, 2012.

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mommalana says: Jan. 12, 2013

Lots of very explicit sexual and suggestive language.  I can overlook some curse words but this was way too much to watch in front of 12 yer old kids.

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