Why is Scream 4 rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: Scream 4 is rated R for for strong bloody violence, language and some teen drinking.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence with realistic details.
- Frequent scenes depicting stabbing, fighting, shooting and beating.
- Frequent weapons violence with blood and detail shown.
- Frequent portrayals of corpses in some detail.
- Frequent disturbing scenes.
- Detailed gory and grotesque images.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Sexual references.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang,
- Infrequent use of profanity and cursing.
- Limited use of slurs.
Alcohol and Drug Use:
- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use, sometimes to excess.