Why is Promised Land rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Promised Land is rated R for for language.
Violence: After a heated discussion in a bar, a man punches another man in the nose. Other verbal disputes are heard.
Sexual Content: A man makes a joking comment about being a stripper.
Language: At least 14 sexual expletives are included in the script. Other profanities, scatological slang and terms of Christian deity are heard throughout.
Drugs/Alcohol: A man engages in a drinking game in a bar (we see him the next morning and he can’t recall the past evening). A man drinks to alleviate stress.