Bad Teacher parents guide

Bad Teacher Parent Guide

Release date June 24, 2011

Elizabeth Halsey's (Cameron Diaz) life plans are all about snagging a rich man. When her first choice doesn't work out, the manipulative high school teacher starts hitting on a fellow educator (Justin Timberlake) from a wealthy family -- much to the chagrin of other co-workers (Lucy Punch, Jason Segel).

Why is Bad Teacher rated R? The MPA rated Bad Teacher R for sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use.

Run Time: 91 minutes

Bad Teacher
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Bad Teacher rated R? Bad Teacher is rated R by the MPAA for sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use.

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


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of crude sexual language and references

- Sexual innuendo.

- Breast nudity shown in non-sexual contexts (including once in print pornography).

- Implied sexual activity (no nudity, but some detail).

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Infrequent portrayals of a crude bodily functions.


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

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural and sexual slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

- Three scenes depicting illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

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News About "Bad Teacher"

Cast and Crew

Bad Teacher is directed by Jake Kasdan and stars Cameron Diaz, Lucy Punch, Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Bad Teacher movie is October 18, 2011. Here are some details…

Bad Teacher releases to DVD and Blu-ray on October 18, 2011.

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