Why is The 5th Quarter rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: The 5th Quarter is rated PG for for thematic material, some language, medical images and brief smoking. (Edited. Originally rated PG-13 in 2010)
Violence: A character drives recklessly despite his passengers’ protests. A wrecked and mangled car is shown. A blood-covered victim is shown in an emergency room. Open-heart surgery and other medical procedures are briefly depicted. Some football action includes tackling and hard hits. A drunken man shouts at his friends. Another character yells at dinner guests. Characters discuss the deaths of their loved ones.
Sexual Content: Couples kiss infrequently.
Language: The script contains infrequent profanities and terms of Deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink as a way to deal with tragedy and one man becomes intoxicated. A woman consumes alcohol while preparing dinner. A brief scene of smoking is included.