Why is The Internship rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Internship is rated PG-13 for for sexuality, some crude humor, partying and language.
Violence: Characters are hit in the groin, punched, pushed and struck with objects during a game.
Sexual Content: Frequent crude sexual comments and innuendo are used throughout the script. A girl makes remarks about same sex parents. Two men share a bed in a non-sexual context. A girl brags about sexual activities she has been involved in. A character makes rude, thrusting motions as a sign of victory. Characters engage in lap dances at a strip joint. Scantily clad women dance erotically in a nightclub setting. A drunken man says he has taken a picture of his penis and plans to digitally send it to a girl. A woman with a large chest in shown in a tiny bikini. Some embracing and kissing is shown.
Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive and hand gesture, crude terms for anatomy, frequent profanities, scatological slang and vulgar expressions, along with some slurs and cursing.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Two adults pressure a young man into drinking for the first time. Large amounts of alcohol are consumed during a night on the town. Characters drink with dinner, at home (to deal with stress) and at social events. A man invites his boss to have a drink and asks him if he “gets high”. A character vomits after a night of drinking.