Why is The Incredible Hulk rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Incredible Hulk is rated PG-13 for The MPAA has rated The Incredible Hulk PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence, some frightening sci-fi images, and brief suggestive content.
Before the beginning credits cease to roll, the Hulk has ripped his way out of a lab, leaving bloody bodies and injured people in his wake. Reports of further rampages continue to surface as he makes his way around the world. After tracking him down in a Brazilian slum, soldiers stage a surprise attack by shooting two dogs to silence them and blowing down his apartment door. Running through the narrow streets, they repeatedly fire shots and chase him over rooftops before cornering him in a bottling factory that they leave in shambles. Bodies are left strewn in the narrow city streets as well as the factory where they have been hit by flying machinery and tanks. During a battle on a college campus and later on New York City streets, characters are thrown, crushed, choked and caught in explosions. Bodies are tossed like dolls and cars and buildings are destroyed as two mutants fight in the middle of the city. A man is kicked viciously against a tree resulting in extensive and potentially life-threatening injuries. A man jumps from a helicopter without any parachuting gear. After a helicopter crashes, the passengers are threatened with a possible explosion. Medical procedures include injections of gamma-laden serum, blood-tampering and exposure to dangerously high levels of radiation. A couple on a bed kisses passionately. A naked man is seen in a shower. Profanities, terms of deity and some crude terms are used. Frequent cigar use is shown along with some alcohol use.