The Sitter parents guide

The Sitter Parent Guide

Release date December 9, 2011

Don't try this guy at home! Unemployed and suspended from college, Noah Jaybird (Jonah Hill) reluctantly agrees to babysit the three children next door. Then an old girl friend phones, so the irresponsible young adult decides to take the kids along on his wild date.

Why is The Sitter rated R? The MPA rated The Sitter R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and some violence.

Run Time: 81 minutes

The Sitter
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 The Sitter rated R? The Sitter is rated R by the MPAA for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and some violence.

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


- Depictions of fighting, shooting and explosions, often in a comedic context.

- Infrequent non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual language, references and innuendo.

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

- Crude content and language.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent portrayals of and references to crude bodily functions.


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

- Frequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions.

- Ethno-cultural slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Two scenes depicting illegal drug use (some detail shown).

- Tobacco use.

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Cast and Crew

The Sitter is directed by David Gordon Green and stars Jonah Hill, Sam Rockwell, Ari Graynor.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Sitter movie is March 20, 2012. Here are some details…

The Sitter releases to home video on March 20, 2012, in a Totally Irresponsible Edition.

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Other reluctant babysitters are depicted in The Pacifier and The Spy Next Door. A team of teenaged girls earns create their own summer job in The Babysitters Club, and a group of unemployed fathers think they have solved all their problems when they open a Daddy Day Care.