Why is Men In Black III rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Men In Black III is rated PG-13 for for sci-fi action violence, and brief suggestive content.
Violence: Numerous characters are impaled in the head and body with dart-like weapons; some blood is shown. The bodies of dead guards cover the floor of a prison. A large group of guards are sucked into space along with a woman. Characters briefly discuss a recently deceased co-worker. Gruesome and grotesque characters are blasted to bits. Men and aliens are slapped, hit and punched in the face. One alien is repeatedly hit in the head with a frying pan. Policemen show racial prejudices. A man jumps from a tall building. A suicide attempt is shown. Alien ships invade Earth. Cars and busses crash during a downtown car chase. Characters experience moments of peril. A man is shot in the chest and another loses his hand in a shoot out.
Sexual Content: A man sticks his unusually long tongue into a woman’s mouth. Brief sexual innuendo is included. Females model clothing that barely covers their bodies. A woman wears a provocative, leather dress.
Language: The script contains profanities, scatological slang, derogatory racial statements, terms of Deity and a crude term for male anatomy.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Several background characters are shown smoking. Liquor is depicted at parties and in a home setting. A man makes a comment about getting high.