Why is Apollo 18 rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Apollo 18 is rated PG-13 for for some disturbing sequences, and language.
Violence: Mild moments of peril and suspense exist for the astronauts during their mission when they begin to hear strange sounds and sense someone is watching them. Characters lie and are lied to. Men stumble upon a corpse. A character is attacked by an unknown creature and suffers a bloody injury and infection. Characters struggle with and yell at one another. A man performs a surgical procedure with some blood shown. A character begins to act dangerously because of sickness.
Sexual Content: A character talks about the painful effects of jalapeno juice on his groin area.
Language: The script contains frequent swearing, scatological slang, and terms of Deity, along with a strong sexual expletive and some crude sexual name-calling.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink beer at a home party.