Why is The Conspirator rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Conspirator is rated PG-13 for for some violent content.
Violence: The first section of this film portrays images from the Civil War, including dead soldiers on the battlefields. The assassination of the President is depicted with little or no blood. A man, who is bedridden with injuries from a previous accident, is attacked and stabbed multiple times. The assailant also attacks and injures others when he enters and leaves the house. A blood-covered knife is seen. Four people are led to the gallows and are hanged. A brick is thrown into a home, breaking a window. Discussions of violence and prejudice are heard.
Sexual Content: None noted.
Language: Infrequent mild profanities.
Drugs/Alcohol: Smoking and drinking are portrayed in this period film.