Why is Drag Me to Hell rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Drag Me to Hell is rated PG-13 for for sequences of horror violence, terror, disturbing images and language.
Stocked with all the ingredients of a horror film, this film contains darting shadows, flapping curtains, clanging pots and the sound of heavy footsteps scraping along an upstairs floor. The soundtrack also includes screeching violins and enough sound effects to keep a whole department of employees busy. Characters are attacked, thrown over a balcony, nearly drowned, stapled in the forehead, thrown around a room and choked. An anvil falls on a woman. Characters take part in a séance. A girl is involved in a car crash. A character kills an animal with a kitchen knife. A dead body of an animal is seen. A fly crawls into a character’s nose and mouth. A character spits out maggots. Blood shoots out of a character’s nose. Characters drink in their home. A couple kisses. Infrequent profanities and vulgarities are used in the script.