Why is Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted is rated PG for for some mild action and rude humor.
Violence: Hotel guests trash their rooms. A character believes the pillows are stuffed with baby birds. One character stuffs pencils into his facial orifices. Car chases result in accidents and explosions. A woman slaps a man and shoots numerous other characters with tranquilizers. Characters are hit with objects. Fish are thrown out on the road to stop pursuers. Characters experience frequent moments of peril, including hanging from a plane and falling into a swimming pool. A plane crashes. The stuffed heads of numerous animals are mounted on an office wall. A character throws knives at others. A train almost hits a person. Two characters steal the Pope’s ring. Animals fight with broken bottles and other weapons. Characters are stuffed into a cannon packed with dynamite. A woman attempts to cut off an animal’s head with a handsaw. Numerous moments of cartoon violence and peril are depicted.
Sexual Content: A reference is made about people who take off their clothes. A lemur falls in love with a bear and makes advances toward her. Several of their scenes include some sexual innuendo.
Language: The script contains some name-calling and the use of a profanity substitution.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Drinks are shown in a casino. A character nurses his disappointments with “borscht”. Characters are under the influence of tranquilizers.