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Overall A-

As Japan becomes involved in the events of World War II, a young engineer named Jiro Horikoshi (voice of Joseph Gordon-Levitt) uses his unique design skills to create fighter planes.

Violence C
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some disturbing images and smoking.

Why is The Wind Rises rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Wind Rises is rated PG-13 for for some disturbing images and smoking.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: A city is hit by an earthquake that injures many and starts a massive fire—much destruction is shown. Airplanes carrying guns and bombs are depicted. Many airplanes crash and burst into flames, either because of poor design or war violence. Death is implied from test-flight accidents, disease, war battles and natural disasters. Some blood is shown. School kids bully one another and a fight breaks out. Impoverished people are shown. A character hides from the secret police.

Sexual Content:

- A bride invites her new husband to lie beside her in bed. Couples kiss.


- Infrequent use of mild profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Main characters are frequently shown smoking. Alcohol is consumed in social settings.

The Wind Rises
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Mature Theme, Tobacco Use/Promotion.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Violence, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video

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