Why is The Way Home rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: The Way Home is rated PG for PG for thematic elements and brief tobacco images.
Violence: The loss of a child causes mounting tension, discussions about accidental death or foul play, and emotional distress. A married couple argues and the wife accuses her husband of negligence. A child plays with a toy gun. In the Home Video featurette, The Way Home - The Inspirational True Story, a car accident involving a dog is mentioned.
Sexual Content: A husband and wife kiss.
Language: Infrequent mild profanities are heard. Terms of deity are used as expletives, as well as in prayers.
Drug and Alcohol Use: A character is regularly seen with a cigar.
Other: These parents and their Christian faith community pray together to ask for divine help.