Why is The Big Year rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: The Big Year is rated PG for for language and some sensuality.
Violence: Animal hunting practices are briefly discussed and old footage is shown of a bird hunt. The threat of nuclear plant fallout is discussed. Characters are involved in an accident after falling asleep at the wheel of their car. A man is threatened briefly with a knife. Some characters argue.
Sexual Content: A couple discusses fertility treatments. Later a woman attends a clinic for a medical procedure involving conception. A couple kisses and talks about sexual activity in a fairly veiled manner. A man suspects his wife of being unfaithful.
Language: The script includes over a dozen mild profanities, some terms of Deity, a couple of moderate swear words and a rude hand gesture.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink in several settings including home, parties and in restaurants or bars. A man makes a reference to illegal drugs. A woman injects herself with prescribed fertility hormones.