Why is Paranormal Activity 3 rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Paranormal Activity 3 is rated R for for some violence, language, brief sexuality and drug use.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Brief non-graphic violence.
- Infrequent hand-to-hand violence (no blood, but some detail shown).
- Frequent portrayals of unexplained aural and visual phenomena in a traumatic context, most involving children.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes.
- Brief portrayal of sexual activity (no nudity).
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, mild sexual references, cursing and profanity.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- One portrayal of illegal drug use for recreational purposes.