Why is Epic rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: Epic is rated PG for for mild action, some scary images and brief rude language
Violence: Swords, bows and arrows, clubs and fists are all used as weapons in this film. Characters engage in frequent battles and face numerous moments of peril. Midair dogfights occur between opposing forces. A female character is shot with an arrow and dies. Another character falls to his death. Characters are chased and attacked by animals. A man makes a reference to a pet that died from neglect. Characters shock one another with build-up from static electricity. A man is shot in the buttocks with an arrow. Household items are knocked over or broken during a chase scene. Characters are shown with bruises and lacerations. Moments of peril and suspense include scary or frightening depictions.
Sexual Content: Characters kiss briefly.
Language: Brief name-calling is included in the script.
Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.