Why is Mama rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Mama is rated PG-13 for for violence and terror, some disturbing images and thematic elements.
Violence: Sounds of a gunshot are heard. A newscast reports the shooting of several people. A man points a gun at himself and later at his child but is stopped before he can kill her. A character is in a coma after being pushed over a railing and falling down a flight of stairs. A woman repeatedly stabs another woman in the chest. Blood injuries are depicted several times. Characters are chased and attacked by a ghost like character. Blood runs down the wall. Numerous moments of peril and jump scenes occur. A child eats moths.
Sexual Content: A couple becomes amorous and begins kissing. A woman is relieved to discover she is not expecting after taking a pregnancy test. A woman wears low cut tank tops.
Language: The script includes numerous profanities, terms of Deity and one strong sexual expletive.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters are briefly shown drinking. A man is distraught after running out of his prescription medicine.