Why is Saving Mr. Banks rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Saving Mr. Banks is rated PG-13 for for thematic elements including some unsettling images.
Violence: A character with an alcohol addiction behaves erratically, smacks his head against a wall, and falls from a stage. A character coughs up blood, which is seen on his face and handkerchief. A distressed character attempts suicide by drowning. A parent dies and the body is shown. Hardships endured in childhood are discussed.
Sexual Content: Characters embrace.
Language: Infrequent mild profanities are heard.
Alcohol / Drug Use: An alcoholic man is seen drinking throughout the movie. A character tries to hide the fact that he smokes. Whiskey is added to a cup of tea.