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MPAA Rated R for language and brief sexuality

Sex & Nudity

  • A bit of sexual humour throughout.
  • There is a scene in which a woman is shown on a television screen, completely shirtless with breasts exposed, giving herself a breast exam.
  • Drew makes a few moderate sex references
  • A reference to "doing two chicks at the same time".
  • This movie is made by the creator of Beavis and Butthead, so some sexual references.

Violence & Gore

  • Three men destroy a copy machine with a baseball bat. This scene is meant for comical effect.
  • A man dies of a heart attack early in the film. Somewhat humorous in context.
  • A character catches a fish, takes it to his desk, tears off its jaw, and flings it onto a stack of papers.


  • The film's soundtrack contains hip hop songs with plenty of profanity. During the previously mentioned copy machine scene, the song that plays uses the word "motherfucker" often.
  • In said hip-hop songs, the word 'faggot'' is used as well.
  • 1 use of cock
  • Lots of language; fuck, shit, ass, asshole, cock gobbler, bitch, pussy and more
  • Another hip-hop song regularly uses the n-word.
  • Most of the films profanity comes from hip-hop songs in the films soundtrack.
  • Lots of heavy swearing. Nearly 40 uses of "fuck", and many uses of "shit", "bitch" and "ass".
  • Also contains some mild language (e.g. "shit" "ass" "asshole" etc).

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Some recreational drinking, however, the film as a whole does not glamorize substance abuse.
  • Contains a passing reference to a "coke-head", and a man falsely claims to be a crack addict.

Frightening & Intense Scenes


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Sex & Nudity

  • After hearing his girlfriend slept with his boss, Peter has a dream of them making out. (No nudity, not-explicit, played for comedy)

Violence & Gore

  • A recently laid-off employee attempts to commit suicide by letting his car run in his garage. He is unsuccessful.
  • The same employee that tries to commit suicide is hit by a drunk driver. He is badly hurt from this.
  • A quiet character makes many threats to "burn down the building". He does so at the end of the movie.

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