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18A(18A)

Synopsis

Comedy. After falling in love with a gallerist (Michaela Conlin), a juice bar server (Eric André) and his best friend (Lil Rel Howery) go on a road trip to New York City so he can confess his feelings to her.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence – some blood and detail
  • Portrayal of a simulated sexual assault in a crude, comic context –buttock nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent buttock nudity and male genital nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals and depictions of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal substance use in a recreational context
  • Frequent portrayals of crude bodily functions in a comic context – some detail

Thematic elements

  • The bonds of friendship
  • The boundaries of acceptable behaviour

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for detailed crude content

Classification date

March 17, 2020