Why is Insidious rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Insidious is rated PG-13 for for thematic material, violence, terror and frightening images, and brief strong language.
Violence: Rifle shots are heard and a murdered family and a blood soaked couch are shown. A bedroom is ransacked and bloody handprints are seen on bedding and windows. A character engages in hand-to-hand fighting with gruesome figures. Characters are haunted and chased by apparitions. Occult themes and practices are depicted along with disturbing images, ghastly figures and startling incidents.
Sexual Content: A married couple kisses on several occasions.
Language: Frequent terms of Deity, some mild profanities, crude terms, slurs and a strong sexual expletive are included in the script.
Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.