Why is The Karate Kid 2 rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: The Karate Kid 2 is rated PG for
Throughout this film various characters engage in martial arts combat, often with the intent to kill their opponent. Violent depictions include belittling, bullying, taunting, death threats, car jacking, kicks to the abdomen and groin, punches, throws, choking and brandishing a weapon. These hand-to-hand conflicts lead to a woman being hit, bloody fists cut from smashing glass, and facial wounds. Property is vandalized as a form of blackmail. Characters are in peril during a bad storm that traps a man in the wreckage of a collapsed house and strands a child in close proximity to an electrical power line. The demonstration of a defensive karate move almost results in impaling. Characters carryout unethical business practices. Gambling and stealing are depicted. Smoking and drinking are seen in a pub and at a community party. A teen couple holds hands and kisses. The bare chests of boys are shown in a shower room setting.