Why is The Smurfs rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: The Smurfs is rated PG for for some mild rude humor and action.
Violence: Characters are repeatedly chased, hit, tripped, stepped on, smacked with objects and threatened. A character is hit by a swinging log and later smashed by a car and a bus. One man is shot with a taser stun gun. A man is kicked in the nose. Characters experience frequent moments of peril.
Sexual Content: A girl’s dress blows up in a pose similar to the Marilyn Monroe picture. A man with a kilt exposes his bare buttocks. A man makes a comment about an animal’s gender.
Language: The script replaces profanities with "smurf", such as "smurf off" and "son of a smurf". Brief sexual innuendo is used.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A man picks up a flute of champagne after receiving some stressful news. Other characters are shown with alcohol in a social setting.
Other: A character urinates in a pot in a restaurant dining room.