Why is Red 2 rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Red 2 is rated PG-13 for for pervasive action and violence including frenetic gunplay, and for some language and drug material.
Violence: A car explodes in a store parking lot. A man pokes a corpse with a corsage pin. Office workers are shot and killed at close range. Characters are repeatedly fired upon. Other characters are killed with bullets, explosives, heavy objects, a grenade and strangulation. Characters are slashed with a paper sword, punched, beaten, kicked, slapped, and choked. Some bloody injuries are seen. One man is kidnapped and tortured with poisonous spiders. Dead bodies are seen lying around in numerous scenes. A woman pours caustic acid on a man in a tub and also talks about having dead bodies in her freezer. Terrorists attempt to buy weapons. A man attacks a rider and steals his motorcycle. A man is hit in the chest with an electroshock weapon. A man attempts to choke a woman with a wire weapon. A man shoots characters incapacitated by nerve gas. Characters use knives, explosives, a wrench, chairs and other heavy objects as weapons.
Sexual Content: A couple kisses and embraces. Other couples exchange passionate kisses. Some brief buttock nudity is seen when a man is forced to undress at a security scanner. Mild sexual references and crude sexual innuendo are included in the script, along with depictions of fecal matter and other crude bodily functions.
Language: The script contains a partial strong sexual expletive along with infrequent profanities, scatological slang, vulgar expressions and terms of Deity. Some crude name-calling and anatomical terms are used as well as a rude, foreign hand gesture.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink wine frequently. A reference is made to illegal drug use. A character is drugged with something in his drink.