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14A(14A) Coarse Language


Comedy/Drama. When his mother (Marisa Tomei) starts dating a firefighter (Bill Burr), an aspiring tattoo artist (Pete Davidson) is forced to reevaluate his life.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual or aggressive context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions; infrequent use of sexual language
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun and hand-to-hand violence – some blood and wound detail
  • Portrayal of sexual activity – no nudity, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis use in a recreational context – some detail

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • The importance of family
  • Maturity and independence

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent coarse language and substance use, as well as some violence and sexual content

Classification date

June 04, 2020