Why is Lakeview Terrace rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Lakeview Terrace is rated PG-13 for for intense thematic material, violence, sexuality, language and some drug references.
This script is packed with moderate profanities as well as a couple of strong, sexual expletives. Terms of Deity, racial slurs and sexual innuendos are also included. Neighbors watch a couple having sexual relations in their pool. At a bachelor’s party, women dance provocatively and make sexual advances toward a man. Bare male buttocks are briefly seen. A character exercises excessive force on a man, including hitting and threatening to shoot him. Officers confront a drug dealer and bully him. A man takes a bullet to the chest and another is shot at close proximity. Blood from a body is shown in a swimming pool. Police and civilians exchange gunfire in the street. A man attacks a woman during a home invasion. Social drinking and cigarette smoking are shown. Some drug references are made.