Why is The Iron Lady rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Iron Lady is rated PG-13 for for some violent images and brief nudity.
Violence: Newsreel footage included in the movie shows violent clashes between angry citizens and the police, graphic pictures of people who are dead and/or wounded, and the corpses of horses killed by an explosion. Characters narrowly escape injury when a hotel is bombed. Strikers and demonstrators mob political leaders. A car bomb kills a man. A family hides under a table during a bombing raid.
Sexual Content: Newsreel footage briefly shows a couple of topless women. A seamstress adjusts the bodice of a woman’s evening gown (some cleavage is shown). Men using urinals are seen from behind.
Language: The script includes frequent mild expletives and infrequent moderate profanity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink alcohol frequently, both in social settings and privately. Some smoking is shown. A woman is accused of drinking too much.