Why is The Beaver rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Beaver is rated PG-13 for for mature thematic material, some disturbing content, sexuality and language including a drug reference.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Infrequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Depictions of fighting, beating and self-mutilation.
- Portrayal of a suicide attempt.
- Some scenes may frighten young children.
- Frequent disturbing scenes.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Mild sexual innuendo.
- Infrequent simulated sexual activity.
- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent mild cursing and crude insults .
- Limited use of slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Substance abuse.