Why is Fantastic Mr. Fox rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: Fantastic Mr. Fox is rated PG for for action, smoking and slang humor.
The film contains frequent scenes of alcohol and cigarette use. Characters are shot at, electrocuted, tied up, caged, bullied and chased by dogs. During an argument, a woman scratches a man’s face. Men attempt to drown animals. Explosions destroy homes. A graphic description is given of the farmers’ intentions for the animals. A rodent is killed and his dead body is put into the sewer. Characters steal items, lie to others and destroy property. The script substitutes the word "cuss" for profanities throughout the film. A married couple kisses briefly and discusses pregnancies.