Why is Salinger rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Salinger is rated PG-13 for for disturbing war images, thematic elements and smoking.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Infrequent archival footage of war combat, casualties and Holocaust victims, with some detail shown.
- Infrequent, detailed descriptions of violence.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Restrained portrayals of non-graphic violence
- Brief non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Disturbing scenes.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Infrequent use of profanity and vulgar expressions.
- One use of an ethno-cultural slur in a historical context.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Frequent portrayals of smoking in a historical context.