Why is Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns rated Not Rated?
Official MPAA Rating: Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns is rated Not Rated for
Mewtwo, the most powerful Pokemon of all time and his band of cloned pocket monsters are discovered in their secret refuge by the evil Giovanni and his Team Rocket agents. Ash, Misty, Broc and Pikachu must aid in their quest for freedom and a right to co-exist on earth. Positive messages of acceptance and self-sacrifice are carefully explained amidst the typical Pokemon battles and Team Rocket antics.
Strong wind picks up bus—no one injured. Character kidnapped. Falling rock narrowly misses character. Characters in peril because of weather conditions and reckless behavior. Characters hang from rope on cliff face, later from hot air balloon. Hot air balloon pops; some occupants land in water, others safely on land. Electrical charge used as weapon. Characters prepare to battle each other. Characters imprisoned. Aircraft fires light beam that causes explosions, or renders characters unconscious. Use of psychic power causes property damage. Some characters bound, others trapped in Poke-balls. Character imprisoned in force-field, subjected to pain. Characters held hostage and threatened. Character uses weapon against others. Bugs drop scales from their wings, causing explosions or making characters fall asleep. Character slips and falls into bucket. Pokemon battle other characters. Machines explode. Character thrown into water.
Sexual Content: A-
Male character makes flirtatious comments to female character on two occasions. Character mistakes common concern for romantic intentions and utters melodramatic rhetoric. Two female characters depicted in midriff-baring shirts, very short skirts and high boots.
Alcohol / Drug Use: B+
Spring water causes euphoric feeling when swallowed. Healing powers of spring water used for medicinal purposes.
Large bug Pokemon depicted. Exploiting nature for man’s purposes mentioned.