Identity Thief parents guide

Identity Thief Parent Guide

Release date February 7, 2013

Sandy (Jason Bateman), normally an upright citizen, has his identity stolen but the police refuse to track down the culprit. Desperate to get his life back he determines to pick up the thief (Melissa McCarthy) himself -- but that just makes matters worse.

Why is Identity Thief rated R? The MPA rated Identity Thief R for sexual content and language.

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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 Identity Thief rated R? Identity Thief is rated R by the MPAA for sexual content and language.

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


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Depictions of fighting, beating, shooting and electrocution.

- Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence.

Sexual Content:

- Brief buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.

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

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent crude portrayals of bodily functions (vomiting).

- Crude content.

- Sexual language ,references and innuendo.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in an aggressive context.

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

- Slurs>

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Alcohol abuse.

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Cast and Crew

Identity Thief is directed by Seth Gordon and stars Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, John Cho, Amanda Peet.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Identity Thief movie is June 4, 2013. Here are some details…

Identity Thief releases to home video on June 4, 2013.

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