Why is Scary Movie 5 rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Scary Movie 5 is rated PG-13 for for crude and sexual content throughout, language, some drug material, partial nudity, comic violence and gore.
Violence: A woman unintentionally smashes a baby’s head against the wall. Later the baby’s head catches fire. Characters point guns at one another. A child pushes a popsicle stick up her rectum. A child uses water-boarding tactics on her doll. Characters punch, slap and kick others. A character rips a chicken’s head off and the blood sprays around a room. A character is hit in the head with a heavy pan and electrocuted. He falls from a window and chokes on a small item. A car blows up. A man is hit and run over by a car. A man is run over by a lawn mower. Apes escape and attack people in the street. Blood spews as characters cut off their own arms and legs with a saw. A character slices her tongue in half. A shark attacks a person.
Sexual Content: A character prepares to make a sex tape. Frequent jokes about male anatomy, sexual stimulation, lesbian sexual activity and sexual movements are used throughout the film. Characters are kicked in the groin. Crude comments are made about sex acts. A crude depiction of childbirth is shown. A character urinates on her phone while taking a home pregnancy test. Pole dancing and other suggestive dance moves are shown. Sexual movement is depicted by characters under sheets. A man’s bare buttocks are shown. Appliances and household items are used as sexual stimulators. Incest is implied. A character is shown in a bikini. A character comments about the number of sexual partners she has. An adulterous woman accuses her husband of sleeping with a co-worker. A character’s crotch catches fire. Crass depictions of fondling are shown along with exaggerated portrayals of female anatomy. Characters visit porn sites.
Language: The script includes one use of a sexual expletive, frequent mild and moderate profanities, racial slurs and pervasive crude sexual language.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters talk about being “stoners.” Women are high after taking pills at a club. A character smokes and drinks on the job. A character drinks mouthwash. Characters snort drugs.
Other: Frequent crude depictions of excrement, toilet use, and flatulence are included. Characters stick items (including another person’s toothbrush) up the rectums of a child and dog. Crude anatomical jokes are prevalent. Irreverent depictions of religion and religious rituals are shown. A comedic depiction of bulimic purging is shown. A character makes food items out of excrement.