Why is Warrior rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Warrior is rated PG-13 for for sequences of intense mixed martial arts fighting, some language and thematic material
Violence: Characters engage in tough training schedules. Frequent fighting scenes include brutal hits, body slams, head battering and cheap shots. Characters are knocked out and choked until unconscious. Characters talk about a man’s abusive behavior in the past and the painful death of a woman. A man lies to his wife. Soldiers are shown under fire in Iraq. One man deserts his unit. A soldier’s death is discussed. Characters posture and exchange smack talk.
Sexual Content: A couple exchange mild sexual comments. They later kiss. A woman wears only a t-shirt and panties. Other characters are seen in tight-fitting or skimpy outfits. A fight is set up in the parking lot of a strip bar.
Language: The script contains crude anatomical terms, frequent vulgarities, scatological slang, profanities and an extreme sexual expletive.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters light cigarettes outside an AA meeting. Smoking is portrayed frequently. A man takes prescription pills with alcohol. Characters discuss a man’s past alcohol addictions. A man drinks while watching a fight. Another character goes on a drinking binge and is shown in an inebriated state.
Other: Many characters are heavily tattooed including one man who has his entire head and face inked. A bank manager refuses to accept any responsibility for his part in a family’s debt problems. Characters post pictures of fights on the Internet. A character makes disparaging remarks about another man’s reformations.