Why is The Lucky One rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Lucky One is rated PG-13 for for some sexuality and violence.
Violence: Soldiers in a war zone are shot at and killed. One man’s blood splatters across a brick wall. Several explosions, some shown in slow motion, kill men. A soldier reacts aggressively to a violent video game and an innocent ambush by children. A police officer attempts to intimidate a character. A child gets a bloody nose in a sports incident. A man threatens his ex-wife and applies physical pressure to her arm. A drunken man pulls a gun on a man, threatening him and his dog. Characters face peril and death in a wild storm. A woman talks about the death of her parents and sibling.
Sexual Content: A couple kisses passionately. An unmarried couple is shown undressing and romping in bed in several extended scenes. A woman wears a low cut blouse.
Language: The script contains over a dozen mild and moderate profanities.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A drunken man threatens another character with a gun in a public setting. A woman comes home inebriated after a church function. Characters are frequently shown with alcohol at social events including fundraisers and birthday parties. They also drink in home settings. A man says he is funnier after having a few beers.