Why is Hugo rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: Hugo is rated PG for for mild thematic material, some action/peril and smoking.
Violence: People are pushed and shoved to the ground as characters race through the train station. A man is caught on a hook dragged along the train platform. A dog nips at and bites a man. A fire in a building results in a man’s death. A deceased man is pulled out of a river. A child steals to survive. A man threatens a boy. A character is thrown into a holding pen and then picked up by police. Characters sneak into a movie theater. Characters hang from the side of buildings and experience other moments of peril in the movie, as well as in historical film footage. A train nearly runs over a person on the track.
Sexual Content: Men discuss a woman’s pregnancy and the paternity of the child. Other brief sexual innuendo is included.
Language: The script contains brief name-calling.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Smoking among secondary characters is repeatedly depicted. A man is drunk. Other characters drink on occasion.