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Overall C

Exploring along the river, two young boys (Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland) encounter a man (Matthew McConaughey) who is hiding from the law while trying to find his true love (Reese Witherspoon).

Violence C
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C-
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violence, sexual references, language, thematic elements and smoking.

Why is Mud rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Mud is rated PG-13 for for some violence, sexual references, language, thematic elements and smoking.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: A man punches a woman and pushes her to the ground threatening her with a knife. When another character intervenes he is punched and threatened. Characters are involved in fistfights. A boy is bitten by a snake. Characters surround a house and fire shots into it. Some characters are killed. A body is seen lying in a pool of blood. A character slaps another. A character packs a gun for protection.

Sexual Content: Two boys find a stack of pornographic magazines featuring scantily clad women on the cover. A boy asks his friend if he touched a girl’s breasts. A girl kisses a boy. Some crude sexual innuendo is included.

Language: The script contains frequent scatological slang, some terms of Deity and other profanities. Crude sexual comments and slang terms, along with a sexual hand gesture are also included.

Alcohol / Drug Use: One character smokes on several occasions. Others drink in a bar or at home. Characters talk about drinking.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence. Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children Violence Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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