Why is Courageous rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Courageous is rated PG-13 for for some violence and drug content.
Violence: A man is dragged on the side of a truck while trying to stop a car theft. Officers discuss suicide and prison statistics due to absentee fathers. Some blood is shown on a car’s airbag after an accident. Officers chase criminals on foot and engage in a fistfight with the offenders. A man is shot with a Taser. A character makes a threatening hand gesture. A boy is repeatedly kicked and hit during a gang initiation. Characters discuss an accident involving a drunk driver that results in a child’s death. Police officers exchange numerous gunshots with criminals who later attempt to take a child hostage. Characters are punched, shoved and thrown to the ground.
Sexual Content: None noted
Language: None noted.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters discuss drug deals. Teens are involved as sellers. A character steals drugs confiscated as police evidence. Depictions of powdered and rock drugs are seen.