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Abduction

When Nathan (Taylor Lautner) discovers his young face on a missing children's website, he suddenly has a lot of questions. But asking them unleashes secrets from the past that threaten to destroy his future. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: D+
Run Time: 106
Theater Release: 23 Sep 2011
Video Release: 17 Jan 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Abduction Rated PG-13?


Violence: Teens engage in dangerous driving stunts, hold a house party while parents are away and drink to the point of passing out. Characters are kicked, hit in the face and punched during a sparring session. A teen discusses his rage issues after being taunted by another character. Men break into a home and fight with inhabitants before shooting them and blowing up the house. A man attacks a woman. During a fight, a man breaks another character’s neck. A teen beats a man with a fireplace poker. A man attacks a girl, threatens her with a gun and ties her up. Characters engage in a fight that includes choking, head smashing and other brutal hits before one man is thrown from a speeding train. Numerous characters are shot with machine guns or rifles. A man threatens to kill all of a boy’s friends and associates. A man pulls a gun and threatens a character in a busy public location. Characters lie to others.

Sexual Content: Boys make brief lewd references to two bikini clad girls who are wrestling. Characters are seen in swimming suits and without shirts. A teen couple kisses passionately in a prolonged scene. An adult man makes a brief comment about a teen girl’s attractiveness. A teen boy comments about his virginity.

Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive and infrequent profanities, scatological slang and terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Teen characters drink alcohol at a party until some of them pass out. A teen complains of having a hangover. Adults drink wine with dinner.

Other: Characters do not wear helmets while riding motorcycles. A character makes extra cash by producing and selling fake I.D. cards.

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