Picture from Rocky Balboa
Overall B+

After a lengthy absence from the ring, Sylvester Stallone steps back into the character of Rocky Balboa, as an actor, scriptwriter and director. This time the aging boxer attempts to take a swing at midlife challenges, a stand for self-respect and a knockout blow to self-pity. This is no small feat --but the comeback match and the movie champions them all.

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

MPAA Rating: PG

Why is Rocky Balboa rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Rocky Balboa is rated PG for

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Life doesn’t end after 50, but some things get harder. After deciding to re-enter the ring, Rocky takes on all kinds of tough physical challenges. Mean-spirited broadcasters and a group of young adults mock and jeer the former boxer. Secondary characters are shown drinking and smoking. Depictions of bloody sports injuries and some infrequent profanities are included.

Rocky Balboa
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children.Mature Theme. Not recommended for young children.-----
Ontario PG Mature theme, Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG