Why is Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is rated PG-13 for for emotional thematic material, some disturbing images, and language.
Violence: Several characters discuss the events of 9-11. Some depictions of the day, including the famous falling man photo, are shown. A child makes rude comments to and yells at adults. A child practices self-mutilation (by pinching himself). A person imagines someone falling from the building. A mother and child argue. A character is bullied.
Sexual Content: A man wears drag. Some kissing and embracing is shown.
Language: A character uses modified profanities including two that sound like a strong sexual expletive. Some name-calling is used.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters talk about smoking. A man drinks in a bar. Another has alcohol in his office.