Picture from Insidious: Chapter 2
Overall C

In this sequel to Insidious, the Lambert family (Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins) tries to uncover and undo the secret that has made them susceptible to supernatural forces.

Violence C
Sexual Content A
Profanity B-
Substance Use A-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of terror and violence, and thematic elements.

Why is Insidious: Chapter 2 rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Insidious: Chapter 2 is rated PG-13 for for intense sequences of terror and violence, and thematic elements.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: WARNING—Information contains plot spoilers: A possessed man seriously assaults a woman and attempts to murder her—a child that witnesses the incident runs for cover. A man is seen with a large knife and is poised to kill a child. A young boy is seen in a dress and wig, when he removes the wig his mother screams at him and demands that he accept a female name and identity. A room full of female corpses is discovered, all of which were murder victims. Dialog mentions a man attempting to castrate himself. Men fight with a knife and a hypodermic needle containing tranquilizer; by the end a man is stabbed and another shot with the needle. A man removes a bloody tooth from his mouth. A dead woman is seen sitting in a chair with a horrified look on her face. Many “jump” scenes are included that intend to frighten with visuals and/or sounds.

Sexual Content: None noted.

Language: A single scatological term, a couple of terms of Christian deity and a few other mild profanities are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A hypodermic needle containing medical tranquilizer becomes an unintended weapon.

Insidious: Chapter 2
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Children.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario 14A Frightening Scenes, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Horror.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A