Why is Diary of a Wimpy Kid rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: Diary of a Wimpy Kid is rated PG for for some rude humor and language.
The script contains a handful of terms of Deity and several name-calling incidents. A character is harassed by his older brother. Two characters are bullied by older teens on the street and the school grounds. A female character threatens and bullies her classmates. Some students feel humiliated during a gym class and during after school activities. A boy burns his hand on a stove and another character breaks his arm. An older teen tells a story about devil worshipers. A boy is kicked in the groin. Two characters discover a magazine that shows a scantily clad woman. A character fails to tell the truth. Students taunt two boys into fighting. Boys are shown sitting on the toilet at school. A boy accidently urinates on another character after he is startled. A preschooler uses his potty-training toilet at the kitchen table. Other rude jokes include nose picking and flatulence.