14A(14A) Coarse Language, Substance Abuse

Synopsis

Comedy/Action. Based on the television series created by Patrick Hasburgh and Stephen J. Cannell. For their second assignment, officers Schmidt and Jenko (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum) go undercover at a local college to discover the truth behind a deadly drug.

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations, many in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, sexual slurs, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent use of detailed sexual language and references
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and gun violence – some blood, little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and recreational drug use

Thematic elements

  • Loyalty and friendship
  • Satire and popular culture
  • Identity, self-awareness, and belonging

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent coarse language and portrayals of alcohol and drug use in a comic context

Classification date

May 29, 2014