Why is Green Lantern rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Green Lantern is rated PG-13 for for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.
Violence: Frequent scenes of action violence include explosions, weapon use and combat between characters. Three men viciously attack and beat a man. A man intentionally incinerates his father. A woman is thrown against a glass pane. A plane crashes and explodes, killing the pilot. A helicopter nearly crashes into a crowd of partygoers. A character suffers pain and some injury during training. A man ejects from his plane just before it hits the ground and explodes. A character nearly causes an accident while driving irresponsibly.
Sexual Content: A man’s propensity for sleeping with many women is discussed on several occasions. A couple kisses passionately. A man is seen in bed with a woman. A female character wears low cut clothing on several occasions. Some brief sexual innuendo is included in the dialogue.
Language: The script contains nearly two-dozen mild and moderate profanities, as well as one sexual hand gesture given in a comedic context.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A nervous man guzzles a glass of liquor at a party. Alcohol is served at social events. A couple goes for drinks. Characters are injected with tranquilizers.