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MPAA RatPG-13 for some language and suggestive comments

Sex & Nudity

  • A guy hiding in the back of truck is crouched down and you can see his butt crack.
  • A kid says his parents are getting divorced because his father cheated on his mother with a yoga instructor named "Sinnamon".
  • A man tries to kiss a depressed woman in the beginning but fails.
  • A crazy video-game nerd has a huge crush on a fictional video-game female character, to the point of him drawing a comic about them having sex (he stops showing it when he starts to take his clothes off)
  • The same female character (who appears for about a total of five minutes in the whole film) comes to life and wears a short red skirt, revealing slight cleavage and thighs up to crotch level.
  • A magazine and a short clip of a tv show show a woman in a bikini.
  • A man is picked up and his butt crack is seen as he's carried away.
  • A man smacks guys walks down a line of military men slapping their butts. It's meant to be an sports-like encouragement but it's portrayed in a slightly homosexual manner.
  • Lots of sexual innuendo throughout the movie, ranging from subtle to obvious.
  • A man demands to be alone in the Lincoln bedroom with Serena Williams and Martha Stewart (implied as a three-way) so he can have a "Serena-Stewart sandwich". At the end they are seen in the room and beckon the man to come up and join them.
  • A man tells a woman to ''grab his hammer" so he can save her. After being saved, she tells him he likes to say that.
  • A couple of kiss scenes.

Violence & Gore

  • Most of the violence is not realistic because everything becomes comically pixelated. The violence is no worse than typical 1980's era video game violence.
  • Plenty of explosive destruction action-movie violence with fighting and weapons.
  • We see a barrel explode and no signs of people injured.
  • A giant Pac-Man is seen chomping on a fire truck, firefighters jump off the truck and land in a street.
  • Centipede attacks Navy SEALs.
  • A smurf gets shot with a laser and killed.
  • A monster explodes, no gore or violence.
  • A boy is seen playing the M-rated game The Last of Us. Nothing too graphic is shown.
  • The final battle scene is might be violent.


  • A few uses of the word slut.
  • Bugger and bloody are said.
  • Some minor insults.
  • Uses of Hell, Stupid, Oh balls. Crap, Freakin, God, Dang it, Candy A**, Fugly, Bad A**, Sh*tballs.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A woman is drinking wine because she is depressed.
  • The President is about to chug a pitcher of beer, but is interrupted.
  • A woman chugs a bottle of beer.
  • A woman initiates a drinking contest with a man using a bottle of tequila shaped like a human skull.
  • People are shown drinking champagne at a formal function.
  • A man is shown holding chloroform and it is implied he was going to drug a man.

Frightening & Intense Scenes


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Violence & Gore

  • A man's arm is shown pixelating after Pac-Man bites his hand off and he screams in pain.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Two of the main characters are about to be eaten by the giant Pac-Man, however, both survive.

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