Why is Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is rated PG for for some rude humor.
Violence: A mean-spirited attitude pervades this story with several characters (including adults and teens) bullying others. A child sends out a derogatory email. A girl drives over a boy’s foot. Characters are intentionally hit in the groin during a game.
Sexual Content: Characters wear swimsuits at a pool. A character makes some mildly suggestive comments to and about a girl. Men shower in a dressing room without any graphic nudity being shown. Some back and limited buttock nudity are seen in the dressing area.
Language: The script contains brief name-calling and some mean remarks.
Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.
Other: A character continually lies to his parents, friends and others. Comments are made about urinating in a public pool. A floating diaper is seen in the water. A boy is shown sitting on the toilet.