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MPAA Rated R for language and some sexual content

Sex & Nudity

  • A woman is seen complety nude from behind. We only see her buttocks and a side of breast. She goes towards a nude man who is shown topless
  • A woman speaks to a man about imagining her vagina in the moment.
  • Some of the aforementioned characters' conversations feature one-liners, double entendres, and sexual references. The two text each other late at night.
  • A female calls a male character an "escape."
  • Couples can be seen making out at the airport.

Violence & Gore

  • People trash desks and furniture after being fired.
  • We see a fantasy sequence of a character with a gun ready to shoot his boss for firing him (very brief). It is presented in more of a comical matter than anything.


  • 20 f-words and about 10 s-words. Gods name is misused a half-dozen times, Christs another three or four. Other language includes a few utterances each of "h," "ahole," "prk," "ped," "dk" and "py." 20 uses of fuck

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Many characters drink, and there is one business party scene in which one character is visibly drunk. Alcohol consumption is seen fairly often throughout the movie.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Natalie is shattered when her boyfriend unceremoniously dumps her by text message.


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

Sex & Nudity

  • George C and a (married) woman is having an sexual affair.

Violence & Gore

  • Brief talk of a woman who jumped off of a bridge after being fired.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There is a brief threat by a woman who, right after being fired, threatens to kill herself. Later, it is confirmed that she jumped off of a bridge.

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