Why is The Jane Austen Book Club rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Jane Austen Book Club is rated PG-13 for for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language and some drug use.
The adult women in this film don’t show any discomfort discussing sexual topics, physical anatomy and other mature themes. Passionate kissing involving teens and adults is shown. Alcohol is used in social settings as well as a stress reliever. One character also uses illegal drugs. A brief sexual expletive and moderate profanities are included.