Why is The Amazing Spider-Man 2 rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is rated PG-13 for for sequences of sci-fi action/violence.
Violence: A woman is shot. Characters struggle and are choked and beaten (some bloody injuries are shown). One man is sucked out of a plane. A plane crashes killing the occupants. A character drives wildly through downtown crushing cars and destroying property. Police and criminals exchange gunfire frequently. A character is hit by a car. A father and son argue. Frequent scenes of electrocution and property damage are shown. A man is shocked and then falls in a vat of electric eels. A man is threatened with a knife. Explosions occur. A character undergoes a gruesome transformation. Planes nearly collide in midair.
Sexual Content: Brief scenes of kissing and embracing are shown.
Language: The script contains some mild curses and profanities, along with occasional slurs.
Alcohol / Drug Use:A young man turns to alcohol to deal with his impending death.