Why is My Life in Ruins rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: My Life in Ruins is rated PG-13 for for sexual content.
While this film is most likely to appeal to the over thirty crowd, anyone that does hitch a ride with this tour guide who "hasn’t had sex in forever," will catch more than a few glimpses of naked art, sexual jokes, crass terms and innuendoes. Sexual activity occurs between married and unmarried couples, although only some kissing is shown. A sexual threesome is implied. A straight man inadvertently attracts some homosexual attention. Women are seen in revealing clothing, underwear and bathing suits. A man suggests a woman use sexual favors to pay a debt. A character constantly shoplifts, and suffers no consequences for this illegal activity. Language includes the use of many mild and a few moderate profanities, along with some terms of Christian deity. An angry man tackles another, knocking him into a pool. After being involved in a fistfight, a man sports a bleeding lip. A motor vehicle accident is depicted: no injuries result. Alcoholic beverages are frequently consumed and some characters become slightly inebriated. A man smokes a cigar. Humor is derived from cultural stereotypes.