Why is Blue Jasmine rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Blue Jasmine is rated PG-13 for for mature thematic material, language and sexual content.
Violence: A man ruins the financial lives of numerous people with his fraudulent investments. Characters discuss a man who committed suicide. An angry man rips the phone from the wall and yells at a woman during a domestic disputes. Characters engage in verbal abuse.
Sexual Content: A man kisses his mistress in public. He later admits to numerous affairs during his marriage. Crude sexual banter, comments and innuendo are included. A male explorer makes unwanted sexual advances towards a female employee, including touching and holding her.
Language: The script contains two strong sexual expletives, frequent profanities, terms of Deity and several crude or derogatory terms for sexual activity or name-calling.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A character drinks frequently to deal with stress. She is portrayed as being inebriated at times. Numerous other characters drink as well. A woman abuses prescription medicine. Smoking and references to illegal drug use are also included.