Why is Charlie St. Cloud rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Charlie St. Cloud is rated PG-13 for for language including some sexual references, an intense accident scene and some sensuality.
Violence: A car accident results in death and bloody injuries. Scenes of the accident are shown repeatedly. Siblings exchange punches while one is driving. A character is hit in the face. A character is severely injured during a boating excursion. An enraged man throws objects.
Sexual Content: An unmarried couple kisses on several occasions. They engage in sexual activity (no nudity or detail shown).
Language: The script includes profanities, crude terms, scatological slang and a rude hand gesture.
Drug and Alcohol Use: Social drinking in bars, with dinner and at parties is seen on several occasions. One character who is undergoing stress drinks until he is inebriated. A man brings alcohol into the hospital to drink.