Why is Amour rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Amour is rated PG-13 for for mature thematic material including a disturbing act, and for brief language.
Violence: A couple returns home to find someone has attempted to break into the apartment. They discuss other recent break-ins in the building. A woman talks about an attempted suicide and later tries to kill herself. A man dreams he is being attacked. A character is murdered. A woman spits at a man and he slaps her.
Sexual Content: A woman talks about listening to her parents make love when she was a child. A woman’s breast is seen while she is in the shower.
Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive, a derogatory term and a handful of mild profanities.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A man offers drinks to others on several occasions but is not shown drinking. A man smokes after a stressful encounter.