Picture from Men in Black 2
Overall C

Following Agent Kay's (Tommy Lee Jones) retirement from the secret Men in Black government department, Agent Jay (Will Smith) has been through a handful of partners, including an oversensitive recruit (Patrick Warburton) and a talking pug named Frank.

Violence D
Sexual Content C-
Profanity C
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action violence and some provocative humor

Why is Men in Black 2 rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Men in Black 2 is rated PG-13 for for sci-fi action violence and some provocative humor

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Overall: C

Agent Jay (Will Smith) has to pull former Agent Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) out of the post office and back into their secret government agency when a space intruder posing as a lingerie model infiltrates MiB headquarters and plans to destroy the Earth.  Moving in the same orbit as the original film, Men in Black 2 is splattered with alien innards, sexual content and violent action scenes.

Violence: D+

Spaceship flies through universe destroying planets before crashing into Earth. Man attacks woman and holds knife to her throat. Alien eats man and then vomits (heard not seen). Large alien attacks characters and subway train. Man hits head on ceiling beam. Men held in chokehold; one has snake-like tentacles pushed in ears and nose and other is split in half. Man punched in face. Aliens attack office. Man shaken and thrown about in machine. Character’s head is shot off. Numerous scenes show fighting between aliens and humans including weapons, explosions and hand-to-hand combat. Woman kicked repeatedly in face. Man hit in face with platter. Woman is shot and killed. Man appears to threaten woman with shovel. Aliens are attacked and sliced in half. Gunfire exchanged between characters in building and during chase scene. Man bites character.

Sexual Content: C-

Human and alien characters make sexual comments and jokes throughout the film. Woman wears bikini top. Lingerie advertisement is shown.  Female character wears lingerie in public and later exposes it to man. Man licks woman’s neck during rape attack. Characters discuss man’s divorce. Woman makes comment about her breasts. Character is depicted with testicles hanging from chin. Aliens visit adult movie store. Man kicked in crotch. Woman licks man’s ear. Man falls on woman during turbulent flight. Man briefly describes his sexual encounters. Man seen sitting on another man’s lap. Vague reference to bestiality is made.

Language: C

Includes at least: Three moderate and 24 mild profanities, five rude slang terms and three uses of Deity as an expletive. Several comments include a sexual connotation.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B

Characters are shown smoking and drinking on brief occasions. Man attempts to inject character with drug.

Miscellaneous Concerns:

Men flushed down giant toilet-like object and land in outdoor washroom. Bathroom comments are made.

Men in Black 2
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence
Alberta PG
Manitoba Not Rated Frightening Scenes, Language Warning
Ontario Not Rated Not Recommended for Young Children
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG