Why is The Women rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Women is rated PG-13 for for sex-related material, language, some drug use and brief smoking.
The script for this film is packed with profanities, crude sexual comments and other vulgarities, along with negative religious and homosexual remarks. A preteen discovers her mother’s birth control device, dresses provocatively, and admits to smoking. She also has a frank discussion with an older woman about sexual activity. The girl later burns tampons as a way to protest becoming a woman. Women are shown kissing and cuddling in a lesbian restaurant. A woman goes through labor and gives birth to a baby. Two characters smoke marijuana during a prolonged scene of drug use. Characters also drink and smoke on several occasions. A woman openly mocks the wife of her lover.