Picture from Sicko
Overall B

Agree with him or not, Michael Moore is a filmmaker who courts controversy, sometimes to the point of overshadowing his work. In the movie, Sicko, the American Health Care system (or lack there of) goes under his knife.

Violence B
Sexual Content B
Profanity C-
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief, strong language.

Why is Sicko rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Sicko is rated PG-13 for for brief, strong language.

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A lack of adequate health care causes serious consequences for many patients. One man sutures his own open wound. Another describes the loss of fingers and a woman discusses the death of her husband. A man’s bare buttocks are shown during a medical visit. A strong expletive, vulgarities, profanities and a slang term for male anatomy are used.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language and Nudity.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.Coarse Language, Mature Theme, Not Recommended for Children-----
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG