Why is Salmon Fishing in the Yemen rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is rated PG-13 for for some violence and sexual content, and brief language.
Violence: An assassin attempts to shoot a man. Men break into a dam and open the floodgates, causing widespread damage and destruction. A man and wife verbally argue. Word arrives that a male soldier has been killed during active service.
Sexual Content: A married couple is shown in bed with him on top of her (sounds are heard, but no nudity is seen). An unmarried couple begins kissing and caressing passionately, as well as discussing sex (no nudity seen).
Language: A mother yells a sexual expletive at one of her children. Other infrequent profanities include terms of Christian deity, mild profanities and a crude comment.
Drugs/Alcohol: A woman is depicted smoking on at least two occasions. Social drinking is portrayed.