Why is The Bounty Hunter rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Bounty Hunter is rated PG-13 for for sexual content including suggestive comments, language and some violence.
Although this film is billed as a comedy there is plenty of violence portrayed. Characters are punched, beaten, hit with golf clubs, held under water, shot at with guns, hit in the head with an alcohol bottle and Tasered in the neck. One man has his leg broken and is injected with horse tranquilizer. One man suffers from bloody injuries sustained in a car rollover. Another man is shot in the shoulder, resulting in a blood-soaked shirt. A character is threatened with a tattoo gun after he refuses to reveal some information. A woman slaps a man in the face. A male character assaults a police officer. Characters are threatened with guns. Crude sexual innuendos and discussions concerning sexual activity are depicted along with crass paintings and other portrayals that objectify women. A woman in a strip bar is seen briefly with only tiny coverings on her breasts. Female buttock nudity is also shown. Male characters, including a teen, ask a woman to expose her breasts for them. Sexual harassment takes place in an office and on the street. Characters steal cars, credit cards and other personal property. Characters drink at dinner and in bars, sometimes to excess. One man is portrayed as being inebriated. Illegal drugs are shown and references are made to drug trafficking. Profanities, scatological slang, vulgar expressions, crude sexual slang and name-calling and terms of Deity are used frequently in this script.