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The Jerk
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Parents Guide for
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The content of this page was created directly by users and has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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Sex & Nudity

A man comes out of the bathtub and places his medium-sized dog in front of his private parts before trying to find someone. After running outside, he picks up a small dog and holds it behind him to cover his butt. No private parts are seen, and the scene is purely for comedic effect.

Multiple paintings of fully nude women are shown.

Violence & Gore

Comic violence.


Pervasive usage of shit

Several uses of "bastard"

The "N" word is used three times.

Drinking and smoking, marijuana use.


Suggested MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content including references, language and some drug use.

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Australia:M / Finland:K-16 (cut) (1980) / Iceland:L / Netherlands:AL (orginal rating) / Norway:12 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / Sweden:15 / UK:AA (original rating) / UK:15 (tv rating) / UK:12 (2013) / UK:15 (video rating) (1986) (2000) / USA:R / West Germany:12

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