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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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A teen boy hears two teenage boys kissing (we see their feet from under a bathroom stall); the boy then crudely pantomimes oral sex, implying that the two other boys had been performing oral sex on one another.

A doctor crudely tells a woman that he believes all teenagers are interested in "rubbing up against a pillow or someone else."

A teen boy makes a crude sexual remark to an entire class about climaxing being the name of a presidential term.

A teen girl tells a teen boy that she caught a teen boy and an adult female coach having sex in a locker room.


she then slaps a teen boy on the head.


We see a woman smoking marijuana cigarette and she puts it out in front of her teenage son.

A teen girl and a teen boy hand another teen boy a plastic bag (it is implied that the bag had marijuana in it.)

A woman jokes that it is "easier to roofie."

A woman drinks a glass of wine rapidly.

A man and a woman discuss drinking in excess.

A man asks a woman for "one more beer."

A woman offers a man a beer and he turns her down.


The film is definitely not frighting.

The movie is quite sad but however funny at times.


Suggested MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for Crude Sexual Humor, Alcohol and Drug Use, Language and some brief violence - some involving teens

Canada:PG / Canada:G (Quebec) / Germany:6 / Singapore:NC16 (TV rating) / South Korea:12 / UK:12 / USA:Not Rated / USA:PG-13 (DVD rating)

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