Why is The Magic of Belle Isle rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: The Magic of Belle Isle is rated PG for for mild thematic elements and language including some suggestive comments.
Violence: A fire hazard is briefly mentioned. Siblings argue and tease one another, and one throws water at the other. A man talks about suicide and throws a cup in anger. A man is carried off in a stretcher, and it is implied that he dies. Stories are shared that include some gross and violent details. Characters briefly play a first-person shooter video game. A sense of panic sweeps over party-goes when a children’s amusement collapses with youngsters inside (no one is hurt). A gunshot is fired to warn an angry character. Children use a raft without wearing life jackets. A boy fears he may drown when he falls into a lake.
Sexual Content: Mildly sexual comments are made about a dog when he licks his private parts. Lyrics in a song are slightly suggestive. A man makes sexual comments about a woman. A woman kisses a man.
Language: Mild and moderate profanities and terms of Deity are used as expletives. Some rude slang terms and developmental slurs are heard, along with name-calling.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A man constantly consumes alcohol, purchases it on a couple of occasions and makes no excuses for being a drunk. A man gives a painkiller to an ailing dog. Wine is drunk at dinner and for a toast.