Why is The Nut Job rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: The Nut Job is rated PG for for mild action and rude humor.
Violence: A girl punches a man in the stomach and kicks him after yelling at him. Characters are accused of stealing and cheating. An animal is hit and then smashed by a falling brick. A bird is hit by a bus. Characters are frequently smashed, hit, punched, slapped, choked and electrocuted. A character lights a stick of dynamite and an explosion follows causing lots of damage to the animals’ home. A character falls over a waterfall and appears to be dead. Characters are chased and attacked by other animals. A man attempts to shoot animals with his gun. Characters are caught in traps.
Sexual Content: An animal couple kisses and cuddles briefly. Some infrequent references to bodily functions are included. The closing credits include a song that sings about “sexy ladies”.
Language: The script contains some rude humor and brief crude comments, particularly about male anatomy. Brief name-calling is also included.
Alcohol / Drug Use:None noted.