Why is The Grapes of Wrath rated Not Rated?
Official MPAA Rating: The Grapes of Wrath is rated Not Rated for
Violence: In the opening scenes, a man discusses his time in prison for murder. Law enforcement agents threaten the family and later a man drives a large machine through their property, destroying their house. A group of men engage in a fistfight; at least one character is killed when weapons are drawn. A character kills another man with a large stick. A group of locals attempt to start a fight at a dance. Characters are chased and threatened. Older characters die during a journey across the country.
Sexual Content: Two men tease a young wife about her pregnancy.
Language: Brief, mild derogatory comments are made.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Repeated alcohol and cigarette/cigar use is shown.
Other: Men desert their families.