Why is The Next Three Days rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Next Three Days is rated PG-13 for for violence, drug material, language, some sexuality and thematic elements.
Violence: Characters involved in accidents and crime are shown with blood on their faces, hands and clothes. A man is beaten and has a knife held to his face. Adults argue on several occasions. A woman opens the door of a speeding car and attempts to throw herself out, nearly causing an accident. A murder is repeatedly depicted. A character attempts suicide. Characters are shot and killed. A man starts a house on fire. During a prisoner escape attempt, characters are threatened with a gun and shot at.
Sexual Content: Women engage in sexual dialogue that includes anatomical terms and crude sexual innuendo. Implied sex takes place off screen. A woman wears a low cut dress. A married couple kisses passionately.
Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive and over a dozen scatological slang terms, profanities and crude expressions.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A woman gives herself an injection for medical purposes. Illegal drug dealing is shown. A man sells prescription drugs on the streets. Characters drink and smoke on several occasions. Characters have a meth lab in their basement.
Other: Characters lie to protect others.