50/50 parents guide

50/50 Parent Guide

Release date September 30, 2011

People can't change their circumstances, only how they deal with them. So when Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) learns he has cancer, he tries to find a way to cope with the news of his 50/50 chance of survival.

Why is 50/50 rated R? The MPA rated 50/50 R for language throughout, sexual content and some drug use.

Run Time: 99 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is 50/50 rated R? 50/50 is rated R by the MPAA for language throughout, sexual content and some drug use.

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


- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Brief portrayal of sexual simulated activity (no nudity, but some detail shown).

- Implied sexual activity

- Frequent crude sexual references and infrequent use of vulgar language.

- References to crude bodily functions in a context of serious illness.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Frequent use of scatological slang and mild cursing.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Marijuana use (in a medicinal context).

- Substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

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Cast and Crew

50/50 is directed by Jonathan Levine and stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of 50/50 movie is January 24, 2012. Here are some details…

50/50 releases to home video on January 24, 2012.

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