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Overall C

Although he is only 13-years-old, Henry (Gattlin Griffith) tries to help his single mother (Kate Winslet) as she succumbs to depression. But he isn't prepared for the events that happen on Labor Day, when the pair encounters Frank Chambers (Josh Brolin), a desperate man whom they later discover is an escaped convict.

Violence C
Sexual Content C+
Profanity B+
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic material, brief violence and sexuality.

Why is Labor Day rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Labor Day is rated PG-13 for for thematic material, brief violence and sexuality.

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Violence: A man shoplifts before taking a woman and her son hostage. Bloody injuries are shown. A woman slaps her handicapped child who is trying to tell her something. A character imagines a gunshot that blows out a car windshield. A character dies after being pushed down the stairs. A baby drowns in a bathtub.

Sexual Content: A boy is uncomfortable when his mother begins to discuss the feelings associated with sexual activity. Characters talk about a man who left his wife for his secretary. Barely audible sounds of a couple engaged in sex are heard. A woman’s bare shoulder is briefly seen, along with some cleavage. A boy has sexual fantasies. He kisses a girl. An adult couple kisses. One character says that having sex is like a drug.

Language: The script contains infrequent profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.

Labor Day
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Sexually Suggestive Scene, Violence, Sexual Language.
Alberta PG Mature Subject Matter.
Manitoba PG Mature Theme, Sexual Content
Ontario PG Mature Theme
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG