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MPAA Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, some sexuality and a violent image

Sex & Nudity

  • David & Elise kiss in the bathroom.
  • David and Elise have sex. Although there is no nudity, you can see bare shoulders and them kissing. After the sex, they sleep in the same bed that night.
  • David jokes about pulling his pants down.
  • David stares at Elise's legs while she is sleeping. (No nudity)
  • David discusses with Elise about "picking up her skirt"

Violence & Gore

  • Chasing David, Harry gets hit by a car and bounces hard off its windshield.
  • David tries to hail a cab, but agents engineer an accident in which the vehicle is jarringly T-boned. The driver is shaken and has blood on his face.
  • When David does get a cab, he instructs the driver to run the red lights.
  • Thompson causes Elise to fall during a ballet performance, and we hear the crunch of her ankle being badly sprained. At the hospital, David hits Thompson in the face. He knocks out another agent in a separate scene.
  • Groups of black-clad soldiers with face masks pursue David and Elise. David roughly straight-arms and shoulder-checks agents who get in his way.
  • As David is running away, some men use forces to trip him. He falls hard onto his hands.
  • David punches a few men.


  • 2 uses of "f**k", 7 of "s**t" (one with "holy" in front if f it), 4 of "bulls**t", 3 of "ass", 3 "S.O.B."s, 1 of "bastard", 2 of "damn" (one with "God" in front of it), 10 of "hell", 3 misuses of the Lord's name, 1 use of "jack off", and 1 middle finger.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • David drinks a beer in the dance club.
  • Elise brings a bottle of wine into a bathroom.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Much of the movie is a bit intense but it is infused with light-heartedness.
  • David gets kidnapped by a group of men.


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

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The movie is about David and Elise are in love, but a group of men called the "adjustment bureau" try to interfere with their relationship and their fates.
  • David is threatened to get his brain erased.

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