What’s the Raunchiest R-Rated Comedy of the Summer?


When 30 Minutes or Less opens Friday, it will mark the beginning of the end of the Summer of Raunch Comedy. The heist flick with a comedy-dork lineup is the seventh of nine R-rated comedies to hit the multiplex this summer (Our Idiot Brother, R-rated, but really not that raunchy, and A Good Old Fashioned Orgy are still to come), in what has been a revival of the form. So far this summer, six R-rated comedies have grossed a total of $1.22 billion, more than all the season's superhero movies ($1.21 billion) and that movie about kids with wands ($1.14 billion). hile The Hangover, Part 2 stands out as the clear winner at the box office ($580 million), the question remains: Which raunchy summer comedy was the raunchiest? To determine that we've compiled data from the Dove Foundation, a family-friendly organization that provides movies reviews with an eye toward the tawdry (Dove rates every movie from 1 through 5 in six categories — sex, language, violence, drugs, nudity, other — and gives each film its stamp of approval or, much more commonly, no stamp at all) and our own evaluations. The winner probably won't surprise you: If you disagree, shout it out in the comments.