Why is Beautiful Creatures rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Beautiful Creatures is rated PG-13 for for violence, scary images and some sexual material.
Violence: Characters are shot and killed during war scenes. Some blood is shown. Students receive bloody cuts when the glass in a window blows out. Characters are tossed, spun, entangled and choked. A new student is bullied at school. A man is lured onto the tracks and hit but a train. Characters discuss death. A house is shown engulfed in flames.
Sexual Content: A teen and adult couple engage in heavy, passionate kissing. A teen couple kisses frequently. Sexual activity between young couples is implied.
Language: The script contains numerous mild and moderate profanities, scatological slang and terms of Deity. Some crude sexual comments and innuendo are also included.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Teens are served wine at dinner. A group of men are seen walking down the street with beer bottles in hand.