Why is The King’s Speech rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: The King’s Speech is rated R for for some language.
Violence: Child neglect/abuse is mentioned.
Sexual Content: A man’s sexual relationship with a married woman is discussed. A man makes obscure sexual comments to a woman on the phone. References are made about a woman’s sexual skills.
Language: Infrequent use of mild and moderate profanities throughout. Two scenes include the repeated use of an extreme sexual expletive, along with other scatological terms and expletives.
Drugs and Alcohol: Frequent depictions of smoking. Some experts recommend smoking to relax vocal cords, while another claims it is unhealthy. Alcohol is drunk in social settings.