Why is Searching For Sugar Man rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Searching For Sugar Man is rated PG-13 for
Violence: Men discuss rumors of a musical performer suicide that include the artist setting himself on fire on stage in front of his fans and him shooting himself in the head on stage. Bodies are shown lying in the streets during rioting. Other brief shots of riot violence are seen.
Sexual Content: Song lyrics discuss sex. A woman opens her shirt to have a man autograph her breast (no nudity seen).
Language: The script contains about a dozen profanities (some of which are heard in song lyrics) and a strong sexual expletive,
Alcohol / Drug Use: Brief comments and lyrics about drug references are heard. Minor characters are briefly shown holding beer bottles at a concert.