Why is Atlantis: The Lost Empire rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: Atlantis: The Lost Empire is rated PG for for action violence
Overall: B An adventurous young mapmaker sets out to find the lost city of Atlantis and save it from a group of plundering explorers.
Violence: C+ Large wave drowns pilots and covers a city destroying part of it and causing the death of many inhabitants, woman shown with gun, scene shows sunken ships on bottom of ocean, mechanical monster attacks sub, shots are fired at the monster, explosions on ship, torpedoes are fired, submarine explodes, many crewmembers are killed, mini subs use electrical shocks to fight off monster, people are startled by a monster, man uses explosive to make a bridge, members of expedition make fun of one crew member and play practical jokes on him including making him think he has drunk an explosive liquid, fire flies turn into explosive ball of fire, equipment bursts into flames, people fight fire, truck explodes, bridge blows up, man falls and cuts shoulder, blood is shown, masked warriors with spears surround men, men use guns to take hostages, men steal items, leave others to die, man is hurt in fight and later dies of wounds, man is hit and pushed down, people attack others with flying machines, extended scene of fighting between mercenaries and others including lots of shooting with airplanes, military guns and rifles, girl is thrown from hot air balloon and falls, men fight with an axe, man’s arm cut with piece of glass, man turns into monster, man is hit and bleeds, ship explodes, volcano erupts and lava flow causes damage.
Sexual Content: B- Woman in low cut dress with thigh high slit in skirt, scene implies that man’s housecoat falls down revealing naked body, man says he will kiss another man full on the mouth, native women wear short skirts and bikini tops, woman comments on sleeping in the nude, man shown in underwear, man’s underwear revealed in practical joke, woman removes skirt to reveal a tiny swimsuit, woman has tank top strap that slides down her arm.
Language: A- At least on term of Deity used as an expletive.
Alcohol / Drug Use: B- Men drink whiskey in social gathering, female character shown smoking at least 9 times as well as holding a cigarette on other occasions.