Why is One For The Money rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: One For The Money is rated PG-13 for for violence, sexual references and language, some drug material and partial nudity.
Violence: The details of a shooting are discussed and portrayed numerous times. A woman buys a gun for work. A man beats another in a boxing cage and then begins to rough up a woman. Characters talk about a woman who was killed for giving information to police. A man pushes a woman up against a wall and threatens her. Shots are fired inside a gym. An elderly woman fires a gun at the dinner table. Characters pick locks to illegally enter a house. A man is hit on the head with a liquor bottle and knocked out. A prostitute is beaten up and thrown from a truck. A car bomb explodes killing someone other than the intended victim. Sounds of shots are heard and later two men are seen with bullet holes in their heads. Characters discover a decomposing body in a barrel. Two men engage in a fistfight. One character is clubbed over the head. Characters are threatened with a gun. A man is blasted with pepper spray. A man is shot repeatedly in the chest (shots are shown on screen). A woman’s home catches fire after a fiery object is thrown inside. Characters discuss the suspicious nature of a drug user’s death.
Sexual Content: Characters repeatedly discuss sexual activity including women losing their virginity to the same man. Several crude terms for sexual activity are used during the discussions. A character asks if a woman is pregnant. Prostitutes wear cleavage-baring clothing. A man makes suggestive comments to a woman on several occasions. Later he asks her to take her shirt off. A woman undresses in front of her bedroom window. A naked painting is seen on the wall. Male buttock nudity is seen and several crude terms for male anatomy are used. A man handcuffs a naked woman to the curtain rod while she is showering. Partial female frontal nudity is seen. A man makes several suggestive comments about a woman’s body.
Language: The script contains dozens of profanities, scatological slang words and terms of Deity. Sexually suggestive dialogue includes crude terms for sexual activity and crass names for male and female anatomy along with two crude hand gestures.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Drug trafficking is discussed on several occasions and characters come upon a drug drop location. Characters drink with dinner. A woman smokes outside a hospital.