An American Pickle (2020) Poster

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MPAA Rated PG-13 for some language and rude humor

Sex & Nudity

  • The main character says at a press conference that Mary, the mother of Jesus started Christianity to hide the fact that she was a prostitute.
  • One kiss
  • The credits have a short scene where the characters use slightly suggestive language.

Violence & Gore

  • Several fist fights. Animals are killed and blood splatters for comedic effect. A village is raided and burnt.


  • Some ethnic insults such as "filthy Jew"
  • Some uses of the S-word and other swear words; unlike typical Rogen films, there's no f-bombs (though there is one written version of the f-bomb with an "x" replacing the "ck")

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Mention of vodka, characters consume beer at a bar

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A town is raided and burnt. A CGI rat is made to look intimidating.
  • A man falls into pickle brine

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