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Overall A-

When their drummer breaks his arm, Guy Patterson (Tom Everett Scott) is asked to join The Wonders. Picking up the pace of the wannabe band's only song, Guy turns "That Thing You Do" into a hit single, which in turn puts the group on the fast track to rock-and-roll stardom.

Violence A
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A-
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG

Why is That Thing You Do rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: That Thing You Do is rated PG for

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Following the story of a wannabe rock-and-roll band, the movie may leave the impression that a boyfriend and girlfriend have an on going sexual relationship, and later implies that an unmarried couple are heading into a hotel room for that purpose. The film also contains a some mild sexual innuendo and a few female characters wear low-cut and midriff baring costumes. Language concerns are minimal, with just a couple of minor expletives. Alcohol is consumed in many bars and at social settings, with a character depicted as drinking to excess. As well, the prevalence of smoking during the 1960s is reflected in the many instances of cigar and cigarette use.

That Thing You Do
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Occasional Swearing.
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG