Why is Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is rated PG for for brief mild language.
Violence: The film contains numerous depictions of slapstick and cartoon-like violence. A man is knocked over when a large inflatable explodes. A tween is almost injured by abandoned axes. Characters are kicked, slapped, hit on the head, smacked with objects, threatened, shocked from static, punched, and put in peril. Animals are exposed to environmental toxins and enticed with junk food.
Sexual Content: A boy imagines kissing a girl. Later she pecks him on the cheek.
Language: Some mild name-calling is included.
Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.