Why is Fast & Furious rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Fast & Furious is rated PG-13 for for intense sequences of violence and action, some sexual content, language and drug references.
An exploding tanker truck, crushed cars and bullet-riddled vehicles are only a part of the property damage that is portrayed in this film. In addition, characters are repeatedly shot at. They are also killed, blown up and injured in car accidents. While attempting to steal a tanker full of gas from a moving truck, a woman is dragged behind the semi, and nearly thrown from the trailer before jumping onto another speeding car. A police officer chases a criminal through a plate glass window, across rooftops, through a busy street market and into an apartment before both men fall from a second-story level onto a car below. Several characters are shown with bloody injuries. A man dangles another man out of a window by holding one foot. Drivers race through busy city streets. They crash into other cars, roll vehicles and nearly hit pedestrians. A man threatens to crush a man with a car engine. A police officer disobeys orders. A scene of cockfighting is shown. Men threaten to kill others. Cars crash and explode in a tunnel. A man is intentionally crushed between two vehicles. Women are frequently shown in revealing outfits. Several women kiss each other and one woman fondles the bare chest of another female. A painting of a naked woman is seen. Couples are shown kissing. Women engage in erotic dancing. Some sexual innuendo is included in the script along with profanities, terms of Christian deity, derogatory sexual terms and a strong sexual expletive. Characters drink on numerous occasions. Drug dealers transport illegal substances across an international border. A police officer plants illegal drugs in another man’s apartment. A Catholic priest is given drug money in exchange for forgiveness.