Why is Red Tails rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Red Tails is rated PG-13 for for some sequences of war violence.
Violence: Numerous scenes of aerial warfare, weapon use and frequent gunfire are seen. Planes, buildings and communities are bombed and destroyed in fiery explosions. Men are shown on fire. Another man is badly burned. Some bloody injuries result in death. A man is captured by enemy soldiers. Two pilots play a deadly game of chicken. A man engages others in a fistfight. Dead bodies are seen. Tense moments arise between characters.
Sexual Content: A man discusses his interest in woman. An unmarried couple is shown after an implied sexual encounter. Some embracing and kissing is shown.
Language: The script contains frequent mild profanities as well as some moderate language and terms of Deity. Some slurs are used.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A man drinks to deal with stress. Other characters use cigarettes, cigars and a pipe on numerous occasions. Men drink in a bar.