Young Adult parents guide

Young Adult Parent Guide

Release date December 9, 2011

Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) blows into her former hometown like an ill wind. Her soul purpose for the visit is to win back her high school boyfriend (Patrick Wilson), and she won't let little things like his wife and baby stand in her way.

Why is Young Adult rated R? The MPA rated Young Adult R for language and some sexual content.

Run Time: 94 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Young Adult rated R? Young Adult is rated R by the MPAA for language and some sexual content.

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


Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Sexual language and slurs.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Implied sexual activity.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, mild profanity, and vulgar expressions

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Alcohol abuse.

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News About "Young Adult"

Playwright Diablo Cody who penned this script, was also the creative force behind Juno and Jennifer's Body.

Cast and Crew

Young Adult is directed by Jason Reitman and stars Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Young Adult movie is March 13, 2012. Here are some details…

Young Adult release to home video on March 13, 2012.

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