Why is Skyline rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Skyline is rated PG-13 for for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some language, and brief sexual content.
Violence: Aliens descend on a city, causing explosions, destroying property and hunting down humans. A man with a gun fires several shots. Humans are sucked up into the alien ship. Characters are decapitated, blown up and thrown from rooftops. Planes engage in midair fighting. A man attacks an alien with an ax. A helicopter crashes into a building. A man sets off an explosion with a gas stovetop and cigarette lighter. Characters are killed and discarded inside the body of the alien ship.
Sexual Content: Women wear sheer or low cut clothing and bikinis. A girl is seen wearing only a towel. There is implied sexual activity between two male characters as well as men and women. A couple kisses. Characters exchange sexual banter. Innuendos are present in the script.
Language: The dialogue includes a strong sexual expletive along with infrequent scatological slang, vulgarities and profanities.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters engage in social drinking on numerous occasions in social settings. Characters smoke, sometimes to relieve stress.
Other: Partygoers spy on neighbors with a high-powered telescope.